The V Word

Advocating to end sexual and domestic violence



The V Word: Domestic Violence and LGBTQ

Today’s show focuses on domestic violence in relationships with those who identify as LGBTQ.


Virginia Anti-Violence Project

The V Word: VAVP and Virginia Pride

We continue our conversation with Stacie Vecchietti, Ha Tran, and Zakia McKensey from the Virginia Anti-Violence Project. On today’s show, we excerpt from a longer interview on Community Conversations on Recovery about their work with Virginia Pride, the impact of Police presence at events, and the complexity of anti-violence work within an intersectional lens.


Virginia Anti-Violence Project (VAVP)

Equality Virginia 

The V Word: An Interview with Nationz

Today Carol talks with Zakia McKensey about her work with Nationz as part of our series with the Virginia Anti-Violence Project. Stacie Vecchietti and  Ha Tran join her.

You can listen to the show here:



Virginia Anti-Violence Project (VAVP) 


Sean Smith- VAVP

Today we talked with Sean Smith, board member on the Virginia Anti-Violence Project about two exciting upcoming events in Richmond: NERVE: Stories of Queer Resilience and the Start By Believing project


Listen to the show here


For more information about NERVE VAVP’s Website  or VAVP’s facebook

More information on Richmond’s Start By Believing Project coming soon!

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