Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Seattle: $6.4 million announced in supportive services for victims of gender-based violence

Health Local
Nationally, more than one-in-three women have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. ...
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National Report on Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ and HIV-Affected Communities Released

National
LGBTQ people who hold multiple marginalized identities including people of color, people with disabilities, undocumented people, and people living with HIV experience IPV in specific ways, face unique challenges and barriers to resources. ...
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Uber Pledges $5 Million to Raise Awareness and Prevent Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

National
Uber Monday announced a $5 million commitment over five years as part of its “Driving Change” campaign for sexual assault and domestic violence awareness and prevention initiatives. ...
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Seattle Rapper Draze Teams Up with Cupcake Royale to Fight Domestic Violence

Draze's "Seattle Sweeties" at Cupcake Royale
Local
Seattle rapper Draze has teamed up with Cupcake Royale to create the original "Seattle Sweeties" cupcake series. ...
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New Domestic Violence Legislation Introduced with Economical Impact

Politics
The SAFE Act ensures survivor economic protections in every state, so no one has to make the choice of risking their safety to protect their livelihood. ...
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Murray: ‘We Must Do More’ to Support Survivors of Domestic Violence

Politics
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) delivered remarks at the Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County’s Hope Within Luncheon. ...
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LGBTQ Students More Likely to be Assaulted, Less Likely to Report It

National
Approximately 1 in 8 lesbian women and nearly half of bisexual women experience rape in their lifetime. ...
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Brandi Carlile, Jennifer Hopper to Perform at Storm Game

Top News Sports
Carlile and Hopper invite Storm fans to “raise their voices,” aim to promote awareness around the pair’s work to promote self-defense and victim recovery. ...
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Griner, Johnson Suspended for Seven Home Games

Sports
WNBA President Laurel J. Richie said, “We are suspending Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson each without pay for a period of seven regular-season games." ...
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Brittney Griner to Attend 26-Week Domestic Violence Course

Top News Sports
After being arrested on suspicion of assault against her fiancé, Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner will attend 26 weeks of domestic violence counseling. ...
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