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  • Bullying Story – Greatest Gifts

    Posted on Wednesday, May 27 th, 2015 by Voices for Dignity no Comments.

    This is my story of being bullied as a child. Thank goodness there was no Internet back then! This might explain why I have such a passion for the underdog. Christine

  • Domestic Violence Red Flags

    Posted on Friday, May 22 nd, 2015 by Voices for Dignity no Comments.

    This post is by a very talented writer and brave survivor, Courtney Queeney. Courtney’s article in the New York Times “The View From the Victim Room” was very moving as she detailed her experience of renewing an emergency protective order. In...

  • Abducted: From Victim to Survivor

    Posted on Wednesday, May 15 th, 2013 by Voices for Dignity no Comments.

    When reports of rescued abduction survivors Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight flooded my Facebook and Twitter feeds, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the fateful sunny evening in a suburb of Chicago when Robert Koppa, a man on pa...

  • Portia’s Voice

    Posted on Wednesday, January 02 nd, 2013 by Voices for Dignity one Comment.

    I don’t know where to start this story. I don’t know how to pick up the pieces of my life that are strewn all over the place. I want to scream at the top of my lungs but my voice and my basic fundamental natural inclinations as a woman have been ...