The Fight For Marriage Equality In Australia

Written by Kendall Claire It surprises me when people from other countries express surprise about Australia’s lack of equality. There seems to be a general assumption from the rest of the world that, as a westernized country, we must also have equal rights for LGBTQ people – yet we don’t. The sad truth is, we have been fighting for our right to legally marry well beyond the change of law in countries like the U.S. and New Zealand. Somehow, as {Read More}

There’s No Excuse For Abuse

Written by Jenn Sadai Abuse comes in many forms, from many sources and most often, both the abuser and the victim find a way to justify it. I made up a lot of excuses for the way my ex treated me. He had a hard life; he struggled with mental illness, and didn’t mean to do the things he did. Deep down he was a good guy who couldn’t control his response to all the hardships in his life. He {Read More}

RISE ABOVE!

 Kristen Speller of Love IS Foundation A Story of Domestic violence with the Phenomenal Woman Kristen Speller  Kristen Speller and her husband Marvin Speller created and established Love IS, a non-profit foundation providing health, wellness, and nutrition to the domestic violence community of the San Fernando Valley of California. It was created in 2012. The foundation was named after Kristen’s award winning song, Love IS, which was on the 54th National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Grammy Ballot for {Read More}

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