Tag Archives: stalking

Dear Cosmo: Stalking is creepy

Tweet Originally posted to thelanguageeffect.org Note: A few days ago I wrote into Cosmo.  The intent was not to receive a response any more thorough than the expected generic, “We promise we read this, though we can’t respond to every email in our inbox.”  (I did in fact receive that response.  It was nice.)  The [...]
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When 14-year-old girls are afraid of walking home, something is wrong with society.

TweetBetween 8 and 17% of women will be stalked at some point in their lifetime. At the most, that’s 1 out of every 6 women. And, for the longest time, these numbers didn’t mean anything to me. Then, when I was just 14 years old – the week before starting my freshman year of high [...]
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One more reason to reauthorize VAWA: Stalking victims

TweetThere are only a few more days left to renew VAWA (The Violence Against Women Act). The bill has been left in limbo due to a proposed change to include Native Americans, LGBT, and undocumented immigrants in the protections. There is a provision in VAWA that hasn’t gotten a lot of attention or mainstream coverage, [...]
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A feminist walks into a start up…

TweetLike many children of Silicon Valley, most adults in my young life were engineers. The valley thrives on the magic that engineers can bring to a project. Had I gone to a different college I would have joined their ranks, but fate took me down a different path and I developed skills that are important [...]
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Workplaces Respond to Sexual and Domestic Violence: A National Resource Center

On October 27, 2010 the White House and U.S. Department of Justice announced the launch of Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center. The Resource Center was created and funded as a result of Legal Momentum’s advocacy during and after the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in 2005.
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