She The People: VAWA


Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Violence against the wrong women

Do lesbians count as “abused women" if they are beaten by a woman instead of a man? Should gay men be protected from violent partners?

By Patricia Murphy  |  07:44 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Violence Against Women, VAWA, Democrats, Republicans, John Cornyn, Jeanne Shaheen, gays, lesbians, immigrants, tribal

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Violence against women is no joking matter

It is incredibly sad that 18 years after the Violence Against Women Act was passed, Congress is questioning reauthorization of the act.

By Michelle Bernard  |  02:27 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Violence Against Women, VAWA, Congress, Women's Rights, Crime and Criminal Justice, Feminism, Boston University