In the latest legislation signed by Governor Kathy Hochul, a new bill was signed to expand protections for victims of domestic violence to areas of discrimination where they were not previously guaranteed, like housing and public accommodations. Governor Hochul stated: “The pandemic has led to a heartbreaking increase in domestic and gender-based violence, and New […]
Toxic relationships can be lovers, family, friends, co-workers, and even social media. How do you know you are in a toxic relationship? Sometimes you do and sometimes you don’t. One thing you can count on is you, how you feel, and your intuition. If something someone does makes you feel bad in any way or […]
Governor Andre Cuomo announced a comprehensive package to combat domestic violence in his 2021 State of the State. Governor Cuomo’s package includes a reimagined domestic violence agency. The agency would become the Office to End Domestic Violence and Gender-Based Violence. It would handle partner violence which includes domestic violence and sexual violence, in a survivor-centered […]
The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women has awarded two institutions with a federal grant to fight against domestic violence. Niagara University in Lewiston was given $300,00 and Nazareth College in Rochester got $297,000 from the Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus Program. The Department of […]
Uber is helping those in domestic violence situations. They recently announced the donating free rides to domestic violence organizations in over 30 cities and 15 countries. 50,000 rides will be given directly to domestic violence shelters from Uber. Plus, The ride sharing service is donating 45,000 free meals to survivors. Recent statistics show that one […]
In New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed the decriminalization of marijuana in small amounts. Meanwhile, in Russia, decriminalization of domestic violence is underway.
Remember Ray Rice?
A family is dead after a domestic dispute resulted in a murder-suicide.
Big Sean told us years ago and now we see what he was talking about.