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The Too-Common Crime People Don't Want To Talk About, And The 3 Million Kids Who Need Us To

These four infographics reveal some pretty scary truths about the nature of domestic violence. But understanding them is the first step to changing them, by offering our support to victims of domestic violence.


If you are in an abusive relationship, a crisis counselor is one of the best and safest people to help you create an exit strategy. Do not tell your abuser you're leaving and be careful about who you notify of your plans so you can get out safely.

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, you can visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline website to speak with a crisis councilor or call 1-800-799-7233.

Side note: These images use female pronouns when referring to victims as opposed to gender-neutral language. While incidents involving female victims and male abusers are more common, it's important to note that domestic violence also occurs in same-sex relationships, and people of any gender can be abused or abusers. While this content isn't gender-neutral, it's still important despite the oversight. OK. Carry on!

As face masks have become mandatory in many places to limit the spread of coronavirus, it's also become an increasingly politicized thing. As we know, anything that involves political polarization also involves vast amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Whose idea was the internet again?

No one I know loves wearing a mask. We all wish we didn't have to. But there are an awful lot of people saying they can't wear one, or they refuse to wear one because they've been led to believe that masks are somehow more dangerous than not wearing one. I've seen and read "information" on everything from masks depriving people of oxygen to masks causing CO2 build up to masks creating fungus problems.

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