Sunday, November 30, 2008

16 days of Activism Against Gender based Violence: Where do you stand?

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6 comments:

James Tubman said...

great message standtall

i am against violence against women but i have to admit i have succumed to it at some awful points in my life

when i was in a relationship with my ex i put my hands on her more than once because i couldnt out argue her

i felt really guilty about it afterwards so i told her she could call my parents and we could talk to them about it

the next thing she told every little thing i ever did and snitched on me for things i didnt even remember

my father and my mother cussed me out and made me feel ashamed to the point where i didnt lay my hand on another woman after that

they told my whole family and cousins i hadnt talked to in a long time called me to ask me what was wrong with me

i felt so stupid but i will never think about putting my hands on another woman again

shame can be powerful tool when used correctly

funkola said...

2nnnnnndddddd! yay!
i'm in...standing tall against gender based violence. u know i'm a feminist to the bone marrow.

SOLOMONSYDELLE said...

this is such a wonderful message. Thank you so much for sharing. I think Chiefo had a similar post but about rape.

Hope all is well. Did you cat come home, yet?

freemanpress said...

Just found your blog so I'll check back.

Standtall said...

James Tubman: I am so proud of people like myself who is not afraid to learn from thier mistakes and become a better person. Pls spread the word....

Funkola: my co-feminist! I am happy to have you back

SSD: thanks a great deal. Can you share Chiefo's blog url with me?
No, I am yet to see molly. Thanks for your concern

Freemanpress: you are welcome to the Activist blog

Buttercup said...

Yes, we really need to spread the word..

Im so sorry u've not found Molly yet.

My Passion, my focus, the change that I want to see in the world - is my propellent factor.

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