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Lindsay Fischer shares her story of domestic violence, and talks about her website. Lindsay lives her life fiercely, staring down fear and opposition, to prove that. Through speaking, advocacy work and writing, she shares the darkest parts of her life so others will understand.
Today's Topic: Holiday Hell
Are you ready for the holiday with your significant other? Or is this the first holiday without him or her? Have your prepared yourself for the in-laws? What has you in an emotional reck preparing for the day of Thanksgiving? We know all to well that the argument about the TURKEY is not about the turkey. Are you Lonely or Depression? Today we will talk to listeners as they discuss their emotions as they prepare for the upcoming holidays.
Ava Ross shares and discusses on an open platform, relationships of the past, present and future. Join Ava Ross, Executive Director of Tabula Rasa Domestic Violence as she takes you on the journey from the past to the present; and help you discover the true impact of relationships.
SISTERS is an online radio show created to empower, insprie, and help women understand and identify componets that are the makeup of unhealthy relationships that invite and allow abuse.
SISTERS goal is to equip women with the tools to ultimately make better decisions as they journey to a better, healthier, and loving relationship, first with themselves and then with others.
If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence call our help line at 1-877-977-8738 for assistance. Need someone to talk to so that your situation does not escalade to a domestic violence event, call our hotline.
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This Monday sees a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with a special guest Marjorie Liu who makes her first time appearance on the show to discuss her newest comic series Monstress, her career, and more!
New York Times bestselling and award-winning writer Marjorie Liu is best known for her fiction and comic books. She teaches comic book writing at MIT, and she leads a class on Popular Fiction at the Voices of Our Nation (VONA) workshop.
Ms. Liu is a highly celebrated comic book writer. Her extensive work with Marvel includes the bestselling Dark Wolverine series, NYX: No Way Home, X-23, and Black Widow: The Name of the Rose. She received national media attention for Astonishing X-Men, which featured the gay wedding of X-Man Northstar and was subsequently nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for outstanding media images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Ms. Liu also wrote the story for the animated film, Avengers Confidential: Black Widow and Punisher, which was produced by Marvel, Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc., and Madhouse Inc.
Her newest work is Monstress is an original, creator-owned comic book series with Japanese artist (and X-23 collaborator) Sana Takeda. The series is set in an alternate, matriarchal 1920’s Asia and follows a girl’s struggle to survive the trauma of war. With a cast of girls and monsters and set against a richly imagined aesthetic of art deco-inflected steampunk, the first issue was an instant hit.
On top of that Ms. Liu is also the author of more than 19 novels, is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker, and was previously a lawyer.
We want to hear from you too! Tweet us your questions to @graphicpolicy.com.
Join us as we shed a light on domestic violence in all its manifestations. Tonights show is sponsored by Getchusomefree with special guest Ninah Iam, founder of Getchusomefree! Don't be ashamed to share your experience, celebrate your survival and let's help others find their light!
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Journalist, filmmaker, educator, comic book writer, and author, David F. Walker has had an amazing career and makes his first time appearance as a guest on Graphic Policy Radio.
Walker has been nominated for an Eisner Award for his work as the English language writer on the critically acclaimed manga series Tokyo Tribes, he is the author of the Young Adult series The Adventures of Darius Logan, and co-writer of the Dark Horse Comics series Number 13. Walker’s other work in comics includes Cyborg (DC), Shaft (Dynamite), The Army of Dr. Moreau (IDW/Monkeybrain), and The Supernals Experiment (Canon Comics). Next year he will be writing Power Man and Iron Fist for Marvel.
He's a leading scholar and expert of African-American cinema and taught courses such as documentary filmmaking, writing for comics, and film criticism to youth through the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Northwest Film Center, Documentary Northwest, and Project Youth Doc.
We'll be talking to Walker about the above and more and want to hear from you! Tweet us your questions @graphicpolicy.
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This Monday, Graphic Policy Radio hits the air with a brand new episode and a first time guest, Darryl Ayo!
Since 2002, New York cartoonist Darryl Ayo has self-published minicomics, webcomics, anthology stories and comics criticism. Ayo's most known work, Little Garden has evolved and grown into and through several permutations and can be seen in its current form at littlegardencomics.com
Ayo, is also a commentator, blogging and on comic fandom. We'll not only discuss his comic career but also growth from the first Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival to the current Comics Art Brooklyn.
So, listen in this Monday and Tweet us your thoughts to @graphicpolicy.
This month of November 2015, Nick & Joanna will be talking about Anger; first discussing the perspecive of Ayurveda on this intense and sometimes mysterious and dangerous emotion, and then on the 25th, as it relates to Domestic Violence and how hypnosis can be a helpful tool for addressing and manging it.
As with all things in Ayurveda, we go back to the doshas. Anger is primarily a Pitta emotion (Fire). The fire of Pitta, when out of balance can rage out of control and create havoc emotionally. And as Ayurveda views all symptoms, we ask the question, what is it telling us; about our physical, mental, emotional and even spiritual well-being?
Are there some people who are just prone to an anger response when under stress? Should anger always be judged as a bad thing? Is it ever justified? What can be done to manage anger from a Vedic perspective?
We will be talking about these things and more as well as providing some suggestions for keeping that internal fire burning brightly, but not out of control.
On the 25th, the focus will be on hypnotherapy as a tool to deal with anger as well as answer all of the questions above, from the perspecive of the hypnotherapist. We will also be focusing on domestic violence as a serious problem in our culture that must be addressed, and what we can do individually and collectively to be a part of the solution. It's more than just raising awareness.
Find us always at www.thekalyanacentre.com / www.drjoannacarmichael.com 484-412-8815
Receive a 20% discount on an initial consultation with Nick or Joanna when you mention this show!
The NFL appears to have a huge problem with players committing acts of domestic abuse. In recent weeks three NFL players found themselves at the center of controversy for abusing women in their lives. The most notable is Ray Rice, who was seen on video knocking his wife unconscious on an elevator. On the heels of this story is an account of Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals accused of head butting his wife and breaking her nose after she refused his sexual advances. Then there is Greg Hardy, “The Kraken”, of the Carolina Panthers. In July, Greg Hardy was found guilty of assaulting his former girlfriend and threatening to kill her.
These were the most notable abusive acts by NFL players against women recently. There is another NFL player that has made the news for an abusive act. However, in this case it wasn’t against a woman.
Adrian Peterson, of the Minnesota Vikings, is accused of going too far in disciplining his four year old son. It is said that Peterson used a “switch” in disciplining his son and left bruises on the child.
ESPN writer Kate Fagan weighed in during an interview and called on the NFL to invest millions of dollars to address the issue of domestic violence and abuse. She even conveyed that we need to reprogram how we raise men.
What are your thoughts on domestic violence? Do you think it’s gotten worse over the years? What can be done to resolve this social ill? Does the Holy Bible offer a solution?
Please feel free to phone into the Virtual Living room with your comments or questions. We air programs on Blog Talk Radio at the following times: Sun 2:00pm, Mon 8:00pm, Tue 8:00pm, Wed 7:00pm, Thu 8:00pm, Fri 7:00pm & Sat 9:00am. All times are Eastern Standard Time.
If you're read my book you'll notice that I've been married twice. I learned a long time ago after marriage that you need to know someone before you marry them, or at least give yourself time to get to know them before you tie the knots. I learned the hard way that my first wife had an anger management problem and when she got mad she would start hitting me. Mind you she didn't do this while we were courting, but it soon came after the I do's. I took this off and on beating, the pushing down the steps, the hitting me upside my head with a glass object for several years until I broke and finally fought back, and then I got into trouble with the law because I had never said anything about her beating me. I said to myself, which was wrong of me that she was only doing it because her father had the same problem and beat her mom years ago before they divorced. Well I think that's what all victims think or make excuses about. I myself watched my father abuse my mom too, and made a promise that I would never do that, but I'll admit that after three or four years of that I snapped one time and regretted ever since.
The thing I didn't realize is that that seed along with other mess was in me and I didn't even realize it till years later. And when other mess was building up in me, or as Pastor Larry Watkins put it, when Satan slow walked me into my mess, instead of being abused I became the abuser.I'm glad God slowed me down, forgave me and put me here to help others and get the word out that domestic abuse, sexual abuse and all the other abuse is REAL.
Join me this Friday November 13, 2015 as we Welcome LaQuisha Hall to The Man In The mirror platform and she continues to tell us about her powerful role in helping and educating those who have been through domestic violence and then empowers them to go beyond what they've been through.