Domestic Violence Awareness Month

13 10, 2019

The IPV/A Chronicles, Part Seven: Me & IPV

By |2019-10-13T13:36:02-04:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: blog, ipva|Tags: , |0 Comments

I‘ve made it my ongoing--and fervent--mission to continue to shine a bright light on a certain demoralizing, insidious and horrific cycle of behavior that continues to be a growing concern within the LGBTQ Community.  This is Part Seven of an ongoing series that will address this potentially life-threatening cycle of abuse.        As you’re aware, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  And, Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse (IPV/A) is an [...]

4 10, 2019

October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By |2019-10-04T10:00:46-04:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Events, ipva, news|Tags: , |0 Comments

     It’s official!  It’s purple month.          Now, you may ask: “’ Purple month’?  What the heck are ya talkin’ about?”        Well, let me to explain.  You see, we wear purple—actually, a purple ribbon—as a symbol used to honor victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence/abuse, which is generally referred to as Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse (IPV/A) in the LGBTQ community.  And, [...]

10 10, 2014

It’s Purple Month!

By |2014-10-10T12:17:41-04:00October 10th, 2014|Categories: blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

     In my continuing recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I’m presenting my Huffington Post article on how this special observance came to be.  It’s a fascinating and moving unfolding and evolution of events.  Visit: obrian-evans/its-purple-month_ b_4054859.html  

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