By 10/07/2015

"... It's October, and that means it's Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The month that is set aside to raise awareness of the long term effects of emotional, psychological, and physical abuse on individuals. ..."

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 Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE) is a human rights organization that provides services, publications, and training to serve those who typically fall between the cracks of domestic violence services: straight men, GLBT victims, teens, and the elderly. We promote services for all victims and accountability for all perpetrators.

Selected as one of the 50 most promising strategy programs in the nation to prevent domestic violence by the National Crime Prevention Council.

By Who.What.Why on 03/07/2017

"... Not a lot of people know this about shelters, according to Dianna Thompson, SAFE Executive Director:

“It is shocking that you’re pretty much out in the cold if you have a son,” Thompson said. “How is that helpful? And that boy is a victim, too — he’s been witnessing the violence. You’re excluding someone just because he is male? It’s wrong.”

Thompson has received letters from female domestic-violence victims who haven’t been able to escape from their abuser because they have a son who is not welcome in a shelter. ..."

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