October is “National Domestic Violence Awareness Month” in the U.S. and in this updated edition of ReligionLink, we provide resources, links, tips, and potential sources to help inform your reporting on religion and domestic abuse.
Freely in Hope is an international, Christian nonprofit dedicated to equipping survivors and advocates to lead in ending the cycle of sexual violence. Nikole Lim founded the nonprofit and serves as international director.
Shawn M. Gaylord leads Human Rights First’s initiative to combat violence against LGBTI people globally.
Bryan Miller is executive director of Heeding God’s Call, a grass-roots, faith-based movement to prevent gun violence. His brother was one of three law enforcement officers killed in a massacre at a police station in 1994. Miller chaired the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s panel that wrote its denominational policy on gun violence. Heeding God’s Call is based […]
Frances Flannery is the director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Terrorism and Peace (CISTP) and an associate professor of religion at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. Her current area of study is apocalypticism and its link to terrorism. She also teaches courses on the Hebrew Bible, world religions, religion and mysticism in […]