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The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities



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Long demanded and urgently needed, The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities finally breaks the dangerous silence surrounding the ˘secret÷ of intimate violence within social justice circles. This watershed collection of stories and strategies draws on over a decade of community accountability work-along with its many hard lessons and unanswered questions-to offer potentially life-saving alternatives for ensuring survivor safety while building a movement where no one is left behind. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xiii
Introductionp. xix
safety at the intersections of intimate, community & state violence
Reclaiming Queer & Trans Safetyp. 5
Ending Oppression. Building Solidarity. Creating Community Solutionsp. 25
Eye of the Day
It Takes Ass to Whip Ass: Understanding & Confronting Violence Against Sex Workers a roundtable discussion with Miss Majorp. 57
Introduced & Edited Juliet November
I Am Because We Are: Believing Survivors & Facing Down the Barrel of the Gunp. 79
Homewreckerp. 93
The Secret Joy of Accountability: Self-accountability as a Building Block for Changep. 101
Seeking Asylum: On Intimate Partner Violence & Disabilityp. 115
There Is Another Wayp. 137
(re)claiming body, (re)claiming space
Manifestop. 153
Without My Consentp. 155
A Sliding Stancep. 163
when your parents made youp. 169
Freedom & Strategy / Trauma & Resistancep. 175
we are ready now
Beautiful, Difficult, Powerful: Ending Sexual Assault Through Transformative Justice The Chrysalis Collectivep. 189
Making Our Stories Matter: The Story Telling & Organizing Project (STOP)p. 207
What Does It Feel Like: When Change Finally Comes?: Male Supremacy, Accountability & Transformative Justicep. 217
The Challenging Male Supremacy Project (CMS)
Movement Building Starts with Healthy Relationships: Transforming Silence Into Action (TSIA) in Asian Pacific Islander LBQT Communitiesp. 237
Think. Re-think.: Accountable Communitiesp. 265
Community Accountability Within People of Color Progressive Movements: Selections from the 2004 Report by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violencep. 281
INCITE! Community Accountability Fact Sheetp. 291
Biographiesp. 293
Acknowledgmentsp. 303
Indexp. 307
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