News you can relate to

Some news stories that caught our eye this week:

In the disturbing category:

  • Victims are pushing for new laws to stop revenge porn: websites of “explicit photos posted by ex-boyfriends, ex-husbands and ex-lovers, often accompanied by disparaging descriptions and identifying details.”

On a more hopeful note:

  • I’ve often wished we had a huge national campaign aimed at ending domestic violence and sexual assault and wondered how it would change our culture. Well, I’m about to find out. The No More campaign just launched this week and is getting a lot of media buzz.

News you can relate to

Some news stories that caught our eye this week:

  • I’ve gone through an intense range of emotions this week watching coverage of the guilty verdict in the Steubenville rape. I’ve landed on a feeling of hope after reading Magda Pecsenye’s “A Letter To My Sons About Stopping Rape.”
  • Do you need another reason to love Project Runway’s Tim Gunn? He’s helping to launch the international No More campaign, raising awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Karin White with the YWCA of Pierce County reflects on how domestic violence homicides have impacted her community, and shares her hopes for a better future.