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Heroes Fighting Domestic Violence

  • Girls Fight Back

    Self-defense is about much more than physical moves, says one group | In 2001, 21-year-old college student Shannon McNamara was brutally raped and killed during a v... read more

  • Positioned to Help

    Cut It Out teaches salon professionals how to recognize signs of domestic violence | Brigid Cox, 55, grew up as one of 13 children in what she calls a strictly disc... read more

  • Survivors Shop Free

    Ohio thrift store helps survivors of domestic abuse get a fresh start | When a domestic violence survivor decides to leave their abuser, furnishing his or her new h... read more

  • Movers Help Domestic Violence Survivors Get Out

    Meathead Movers has done the heavy lifting for 300 survivors free of charge | Brothers Aaron and Evan Steed founded Meathead Movers in 1997 in Southern California w... read more

  • Free Tattoos for Survivors

    Tattoo artist uses her talent to cover scars for survivors of abuse | Brazilian tattoo artist Flavia Carvalho is turning trauma into art by offering her inking skil... read more

  • I Helped Open One of the First Women's Shelters

    What’s gotten better, worse since the movement to end domestic violence began in the ‘70s | In October 1974 in St. Paul, Minn., Women’s Advocates, Inc., opened the do... read more

  • When Georgia Smiled

    Robin McGraw talks to DomesticShelters.org about her foundation | You may know Robin McGraw as the tough-love, advice-giving, right-hand-woman of Phil McGraw, of Dr. ... read more

  • Stylist to the Survivors

    Celeb stylist Sam Russell knows confidence can be found through clothes | Celebrity stylist Sam Russell is often bestowed with designer fashions us mere mortals are ra... read more