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The V Word: #metoo with Kimberly Strothers

Today local volunteer and journalism student joins Carol to talk about the #metoo campaign and share her thoughts on it’s importance for family members and allies.

The V Word – Technology and Child Abuse

On todays’ show, we discuss predation on children through technology – using chat rooms and the internet. We discuss some surprising findings that make addressing child abuse and adults who prey on children more concerning.

The V Word: Farah Tanis of Black Women’s Blueprint

In today’s post, in honor of the upcoming #M4BW, we revisit an interview with Farah Tanis, Executive Director of Black Women’s Blueprint.

Black Women’s Blueprint

 

The V Word: The Vulnerability of LGBTQI and Corrective Rape

Corrective rape is a hate crime in which one or more people are raped because of their perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.

The V Word: Shekeyah Hayes, student at VUU, talks about Domestic Violence on Campus

Shekeyah Hayes, student from Virginia Union University, talks about the prevalence and impact of domestic violence on campus.

You can listen to the show here
Resources: 

Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-838-8238

The V Word broadcast: Instructions on Not to Rape

Today Carol talks about vimeo made and distributed by Cambridge Rape Crisis Center: Know Your Limits. Help change the conversation from telling women how to avoid being raped to instead telling potential rapists how to avoid raping others.

Listen to the episode here

Links:

WRIR 97.3 FM

Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-838-8238

Title IX on College Campuses – Part III

Today we  continue our talk with Ted Lewis, Associate Director LGBTQ Campus Life at the University of Richmond, about Title IX, what this means for campuses in protecting students that have experienced sexual harassment and/or sexual violence, as well as it’s implications on LGBTQ students.

 

This is Part 3 of a 4 part series so please stay tuned! We will be posting the discussion in it’s entirety soon for those that want to listen to it all the way through.

 

Listen to Part 3 Here

 

Do you need help or information?  Here are some options…

 

You can call  the Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-838-8238. They can connect you with local agencies, services, as well as university services.

If you have been assaulted and feel comfortable with calling the police, call 911.

You can now text/chat The Virginia Hotline Monday through Friday 4pm-8pm at http://www.vsdvalliance.org/

Text: (804) 793-9999 Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm to speak to someone today!

If you have been assaulted in the last 72 hours you can get a  forensic exam to collect evidence and receive medical care. You can do this with and without reporting to the police as well.

Want to share a story or ask a question?  Email me at thevword.radio@gmail.com or tweet me at my twitter account:  @preventviolence.  You can read the transcript for this show and past shows on my blog at www.thevword.org

Today’s host was Carol Olson. The V Word is recorded in the studios of WRIR-LP 97.3 and streamed at wrir.org, The V Word is co-produced by Carol Olson and Jenn Gallienne. Music was created by The Etching Tin

Title IX on College Campuses – Part I

Today we talk with Ted Lewis, Associate Director LGBTQ Campus Life at the University of Richmond, about Title IX on college campuses, what this means for campuses in protecting students that have experienced sexual harassment and/or sexual violence, as well as it’s implications on LGBTQ students.

 

This is Part 1 of a 4 part series so please stay tuned! We will be posting the discussion in it’s entirety soon for those that want to listen to it all the way through

 

Listen to Part 1 Here

 

Do you need help or information?  Here are some options…

 

You can call  the Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-838-8238. They can connect you with local agencies, services, as well as university services.

If you have been assaulted and feel comfortable with calling the police, call 911.

You can now text/chat The Virginia Hotline Monday through Friday 4pm-8pm at http://www.vsdvalliance.org/

Text: (804) 793-9999 Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm to speak to someone today!

If you have been assaulted in the last 72 hours you can get a  forensic exam to collect evidence and receive medical care. You can do this with and without reporting to the police as well.

Want to share a story or ask a question?  Email me at thevword.radio@gmail.com or tweet me at my twitter account:  @preventviolence.  You can read the transcript for this show and past shows on my blog at www.thevword.org

Today’s host was Carol Olson. The V Word is recorded in the studios of WRIR-LP 97.3 and streamed at wrir.org, The V Word is co-produced by Carol Olson and Jenn Gallienne. Music was created by The Etching Tin

Transgender Day of Remembrance

 

Welcome to today’s edition of the V WORD. Today’s topic is on The Transgender Day of Remembrance.

If you missed it listen here

 

Important links:

http://www.youcaring.com/other/find-sage-smith/256254

Almost two years later, Sage’s family, alongside friends and community members, is putting new energy into this effort to find answers, and we need your help. The Wayside Center for Popular Education is sponsoring a campaign to raise funds that will go towards these efforts to find answers. We have set our goal for $5,000 so that we can ensure that we have the resources to put quality work into the search efforts, and any form of contribution from you or your community will go a long way. –

https://www.facebook.com/events/1410982992525234/ Remembering Sage Event this Thursday Nov 20th/ Charlottesville TDOR

https://www.facebook.com/sagesmithmatters  Sage Smith is Our Community Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/events/383288121825223/ Richmond’s 2014 TDOR

 

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITES:

Passing Is Political: Trans People of Color Speak
Date: Nov 18th
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Univ of Richmond Downtown Campus (626 E Broad St, Richmond VA 23219)
What: panel discussion, hosted by SONG
***This event is open to trans* and GQ/GNC individuals only***
RSVP the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/748466535230447

Richmond Transgender Day of Remembrance Memorial Service
Date: Nov 20th
Time: 7:00pm
Location: The Byrd Theatre (2908 W. Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221)
MAIN EVENT: Please RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/383288121825223/

A Night at The Speakeasy: Trans* and Allies Social Night
Date: Nov 22nd
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: The Speakeasy at The Hippodrome (526 N. 2nd St, Richmond, VA 23219)
What: Drinks, networking, and mingle event, sponsored by the Richmond Business Alliance
Featuring DJ Connie Sue of ANIMAL RVA
Please RSVP at http://www.richmondbusinessalliance.com/event-1793188
Facebook event available here: https://www.facebook.com/events/752733134763477

Community Conversation: Genderqueer & Gender Nonconforming Identities
Date: Nov 23rd
Time: 2-4pm
Location: GCCR Classroom (1407 Sherwood Ave, Richmond, VA 23220)
What: panel discussion, hosted by SAGE
RSVP the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1532502963662291/

Film Screening: Beautiful Boxer
Date: Nov 24th
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Richmond Triangle Players (1300 Altamont Ave, Richmond, VA 23230)
What: film screening, hosted by SONG
RSVP the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1496156143997771

Email: rvatdor@gmail.com

 

 

Want to share a story or ask a question?  Email me at thevword.radio@gmail.com or tweet me at my twitter account:  @preventviolence.  You can read the transcript for this show and past shows on my blog at www.thevword.org

Today’s host was Jenn Gallienne. The V Word is recorded in the studios of WRIR-LP 97.3 and streamed at wrir.org, The V Word is produced by Carol Olson. Music was created by The Etching Tin

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