Often, men are trash! But anyone of any gender in any relationship structure can experience intimate partner violence. If you’re in a controlling relationship (whether it’s with a man or not), there’s resources and support for you. The Revolution Starts At Home is specifically targeted towards intimate violence in activist communities, but offers broad resources for everyone on how to address abuse and create conditions for safety without relying on the state.
If you are experiencing intimate partner violence or abuse of any kind, YOUR EXPERIENCE IS REAL AND VALID AND YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO ACCESS HELP AND RESOURCES. You deserve love that is kind and caring. Check out these pocket healing zines for some emotional validation.