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Natl Day of Action to End Violence Against Women With HIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 23
October 23 is the first-ever national day of action to end violence against women with HIV and across the country, the Positive Women's Network has planned rallies, ruckus-raisings and social media actions.

Boston Celebrates 25 Years Preventing LGBT Partner Abuse

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 22
On April 24, 2014 The Network/La Red will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a rockin’ gala fundraiser at The Center for the Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA.

More than 40% LGBT College Students Report Partner Violence

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 5
More than 40 percent of LGBTQ college students report that they have experienced intimate partner violence in their current relationships, a rate that generally aligns with the rate of violence among heterosexual couples.

High Court Bolsters Domestic Violence Gun Law

HEALTH | Mar 28
People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support the domestic violence charge, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Plunging Into Boston Harbor To Raise Funds for GLBTQ-DVP

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 22
On Sunday, Feb. 23 a crowd of diverse individuals including drag queens and bears will plunge into the icy cold waters of Boston Harbor to raise funds for the GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project.

Decapitated Dildos Discovered After Dykes’ Domestic Dispute

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 6
A Florida woman called the police when her ex cut the heads off her sex toys, after the woman broke up with her.

Fla. City Approves Domestic Partnership Registry

Pensacola has become the latest Florida city to establish a domestic partnership registry.

LGBTs Now Protected From Domestic Violence Under VAWA

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 4
Domestic violence happens at the same rate in the LGBT community as in the straight community. But now, barriers to service are removed thanks to the VAWA.

Congress Passes Bill Renewing Anti-Violence Law

NATIONAL | By Jim Abrams | Mar 1
House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.

Can Alanis Morrissette Be Harmful To Your Safety?

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 14
A 24-year-old man from Florida apparently hit his boyfriend in the face with a plate because he listens to nothing but Alanis Morrissette.

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