Monthly Archives: February 2013

I Miss You, Yvonne.

Through March 8 (International Women’s Day) True Stories Well Told is featuring special-focus posts on the problem of violence against women, including guest essays exploring how the abuse of one affects us all. The following essay was written by Brian Lavendel, who … Continue reading

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Protect and Serve

True Stories Well Told is featuring special-focus posts on the problem of violence against women, including guest essays exploring how the abuse of one affects us all. -Sarah White The following essay was written to commemorate International Women’s Day on March … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising: Tallying the results

V-Day’s ONE BILLION RISING is Biggest Global Action Ever To End Violence Against Women and Girls Campaign Spread Across the Planet on 14 February 2013, Tens of Thousands of Events Held in 207 Countries From a Debate in UK Parliament … Continue reading

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Why Do Men Suck?

I am running a short special-focus series of posts between now and March 8, from Imbolc to International Women’s Day, focusing on the problem of violence against women.  I have invited guest essays exploring how the abuse of one affects us … Continue reading

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Seeing Red at the “Madison Rising”

Hurried across town. Got stuck in traffic on University Avenue a mile from Hilldale Mall, wondered if I was going to miss my 4.15 minutes of…fame? But I got there, 8 minutes to spare. We were told at rehearsal to … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising and Me

I went to the first dance rehearsal for Madison’s Rising yesterday. I arrive to find a group of about two dozen women already shedding their coats and street shoes, limbering up before the mirrors, talking in twos and threes; a … Continue reading

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Be the change! Join “One Billion Rising” on February 14

The “Season of Women” special focus continues… “One Billion Women Violated Is An Atrocity. One Billion Women Dancing Is A Revolution.” That got my attention. I was googling for information about domestic abuse, in my usual overly-earnest commitment to follow … Continue reading

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