The last few months have been quite hectic as I've jumped head first into this campaign against domestic violence. I've been very focused on raising awareness about the severity of this silent crime in addition to raising funds for victims. Not a day goes by where someone doesn't reach out to me, posting a tragic story on my wall or sending me a personal message sharing their own battle. I always feel their pain and offer personal insight from my own experience along with various resources.
**8/8/12 UPDATE** Please scroll to the bottom to see an update about the GeekGirlCon schedule and dates/times I will be presenting and available to meet with guests. I'm looking forward to meeting and connecting with all the GGC guests! ~ Purple
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I am honored to announce that I have been asked to be a guest at GeekGirlCon 2012. I will be speaking about the impact of domestic violence in our society and what 'Everyday Heroes' can do to help bring an end to this silent and vicious crime.
"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing"
Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese (July 7, 1935 – March 13, 1964) was 28 years old when she was stabbed to death near home in Queens, New York on March 13, 1964. Her story is not directly related to domestic violence. But it is a low point in American history that reminds us why 'Everyday Heroes' are needed.
I'm a smart, well educated, and strong woman with good judgement. I feel a positive or negative 'vibe' in people when I first meet them which has proven itself to be quite accurate over the years. But contrary to my 'woman's intuition', I fell into a relationship with an abusive person. I've contemplated the reason for this especially after writing the webpage article on this site about the behavior of abusive people.
Phoenix Jones Announces the winner of the 'Everyday Heroes Against Domestic Abuse' Comic Contest... After receiving hundreds of entries we'd like to announce the winner along with a couple of honorable mentions.