This workshop will address the unspoken by exploring the prevalence and experiences of sexual abuse, domestic violence, emotional abuse, stalking and other forms intimate violence across kink, poly and other communities. Awareness raising is an important component of addressing this topic, but it is only one part of the solution. The workshop will also propose strategies for prevention and intervention. Participants will be invited to share their own experiences and strategies through facilitated “silent conversation walls” as an interactive component of this workshop, offering the opportunity to begin a larger inter-community dialogue on this essential issue.
Ruth will ensure that at least one understanding mental health or domestic violence professional is in attendance to assist, should an attendee need help during the experience.
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