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I Am Evidence

I had the opportunity and the pleasure to see the film "I Am Evidence" at the Tribeca Film Festival.  It was very empowering and informative.  Mariska Hargitay's work is admirable and inspirational to me.  This documentary raises awareness on the importance of Rape Kit testing and ending the backlog. It highlights on victim blaming and perception. I thought this was important because some people don't realize the impact or effects sexual assault may have on the victim. More women will most likely speak up if they didn't feel ashamed or ignored. There's always help available and someone to listen without judgement.  The women in this documentary are truly the voice for survivors showing tremendous courage and strength! " I AM EVIDENCE tells the story of four survivors whose rape kits went untested for years, following them as they navigate their way through the criminal justice system and learn that so often, the system is broken. The film reveals the

Women In Film: Jennifer Lopez

Women In Film: Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez stars in a film called Enough. A film to watch as her character represents some of the experiences women go through in domestic violence. Below is the trailer for Enough. Photo/Quote Credit: V Magazine “I can take a lot of punches and still keep going." 

Denim Day 2017

There's no excuse and never an invitation for Rape. April is Sexual Violence Awareness Month. Denim Day serves a purpose by helping raise awareness, educating and supporting survivors.  Wear denim to empower and make an impact.

Women in Film: Farrah Fawcett

Women in Film: Farrah Fawcett Farrah Fawcett starred in a film called The Burning Bed.  Provided is a link to a clip from The Burning Bed  https://youtu.be/q-5y0_M8mNY The Burning Bed  is also a non fiction book available at  https://www.amazon.com/Burning-Bed-Faith-McNulty/dp/015114981X