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Through presentations and trainings with community groups, corporations, local businesses, government agencies, and individuals, STAND! educates our community about the causes, effects, and signs of domestic violence and child abuse.
Pride is a time to celebrate queer joy, to proudly and colorfully take up space, to proclaim that love wins, and that our LGBTQIA+ community is US, has always been here and will continue to grow and thrive.
Abuse in Lesbian Relationships
The thing about showcasing abuse in media is that well-portrayed relationships can be incredibly important to survivors who see themselves from a new perspective and may feel less alone. The tricky part is that these relationships can so easily be glamorized and suddenly have the opposite effect on viewers.
Lana Del Ray’s Glamorization of Abuse
Using “he hurt me” and “it felt like true love” together leaves an impression that true love comes from violence.
The Glamorization Of Abuse in Euphoria
“When Nate Jacobs smacked Maddy in Euphoria, it really put it into the perspective of what teens can face on an everyday basis in a relationship and how this abuse not only affects the people in the relationships but the people in their lives,” said Anonymous High School Senior.
Welcoming Survivors for 45 years…
At STAND!, our shelters welcome survivors and their children at all times of the day and night, every day of the year – we provide a simple but cozy room for them that confirms that we see them and we welcome them. We can only do this with the support of the community and are asking you today to help us prepare a place for an exhausted and frightened survivor in the coming year, by donating today.
Stephanie Land, award winning author of ‘Maid’ announced as keynote for 30th Rebuilding Lives event
Stephanie Land, award winning author and inspiration for Netflix’s Emmy nominated show ‘Maid’ announced as keynote for 30th Rebuilding Lives event
Are you In It to End It?
3rd annual In It to End It challenge starts July 1, 2022 Join the virtual fundraiser benefitting the Bay Against Abuse Coalition STAND! For Families Free of Violence, along with four other nonprofit shelter-based domestic violence service providers from around the Bay...
Spring Greetings from STAND!
Spring greetings, volunteers are back, and more!
Hands To Heal Not To Harm: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month 2022
STAND!’s Youth Against Violence (YAV) are proud to announce the 2022 Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month campaign- Hands To Heal Not Harm event at Fernandez Park on 2/26 at 11am.
It’s true- DV Survivors and their children among the hardest hit during the pandemic!
Dear Friend of STAND!, What you’re hearing in the national news is true! Domestic violence survivors are among the hardest hit by the current health and economic crisis. This past year STAND! partnered with UCSF to study our incoming Crisis Line caller data and...