ILU CAPTAIN PICARD.    “Our house was small, and when you grow up with domestic violence in a confined space you learn to gauge, very precisely, the temperature of situations. I knew exactly when the shouting was done and a hand was about to be raised – I also knew exactly when to insert a small body between the fist and her face, a skill no child should ever have to learn. Curiously, I never felt fear for myself and he never struck me, an odd moral imposition that would not allow...

Patrick Stewart: the legacy of domestic violence

ILU CAPTAIN PICARD. “Our house was small, and when you grow up with domestic violence in a confined space you learn to gauge, very precisely, the temperature of situations. I knew exactly when the shouting was done and a hand was about to be raised – I also knew exactly when to insert a small body between the fist and her face, a skill no child should ever have to learn. Curiously, I never felt fear for myself and he never struck me, an odd moral imposition that would not allow...

Yvette Stevens at 16 years old after befriending activist and Chicago native Fred Hampton in 1967 ...

Yvette Stevens at 16 years old after befriending activist and Chicago native Fred Hampton in 1967 ...

How about being the person you are instead of telling women they have to live up to someone else's expectations? Why when talking about being the woman you want to be are they always showing a picture? Are women only seen?

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