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REVIEW: ‘In the Dream House’ by Carmen Maria Machado

November 5, 2021

The book is astounding, but with its clarion call of authentic experience it shows us the author not only growing stronger in a world determined to undermine and destroy, but learning, navigating and finally breaking free to document, share and convince. Machado redefines what a memoir can be and gives us a new kind of personal narrative, showing that literature transcends and transforms experience, and that is what it is for. It reminded me of ‘By Grand Central Station I Laid down and Wept’ and you don’t get a better recommendation that that.

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Galop launches new guide on delivering services for LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic abuse

Graham Robson November 21, 2020

The UK’s LGBT+ anti-violence charity launches a new guide to encourage and support commissioners, services, policy-makers, and the government to work in partnership to better meet the needs of LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic abuse. 

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Stay Brave announce this year’s Walking Brave will take place online

Graham Robson September 27, 2020

Stay Brave announces this year’s fundraising challenge Walking Brave is to take place online from 10am on Monday, September 28 to Sunday, October 4.

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Survivors’ Network receives emergency funding boost

July 6, 2020

Survivors’ Network, which supports survivors of sexual violence and abuse in Sussex, is awarded £30,718.77 to deliver vital services for survivors in Sussex,

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Joint statement about LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence and Abuse during Covid-19

May 6, 2020

Joint statement about LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence and Abuse during Covid-19

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Today at B RIGHT ON LGBT Community Festival: Tackling hate crime and domestic abuse in Brighton & Hove

Besi Besemar February 21, 2018

What can you do if you or someone you know is affected by domestic abuse and how can you challenge hate crime? Those are just some of the questions being posed at two free training workshops being held by the Crown Prosecution Service in the South East as part of the B RIGHT ON LGBT Community Festival in Brighton.

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PREVIEW: Charity Cabaret benefit for RISE

January 28, 2016

A fabulous night of entertainment is promised, with an outstanding array of acts including: Jenny Lynne Sessions (aka Jen-ix), Sophia Blackwell, River Harper, Hannah Brackenbury, Al Start and We R Bob. The evening will be hosted by Annabel Pribelszki.

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