News of the Week

A weekly roundup of family violence-related stories from across the web.

17 Powerful Tweets That Remind Us How Damaging Emotional Abuse Can Be

"The tweet and its hashtag struck a major nerve, and it has since sparked a far-reaching discussion on Twitter — hundreds of women have used the hashtag to share their own experiences and educate one another about the many ways abuse can manifest."—Huffington Post

Domestic Violence Doesn't Always Look Like It Does in the Movies. I Would Know

"He grabbed my arm and left bruises, noticed only by my most observant friends. Still, when I told someone he had been physically abusive, she responded,  'But he didn't, like, beat you, did he?'"—Greatist

Advocates' hopes high for domestic violence hotline for Native women

"With the help of the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, the tribal hotline will offer crisis intervention, safety planning assessments and referrals to local resources tailored to Native women." —Cronkite News