Mind Candy

Domestic violence in any manner gay or straight is abominable. In the gay community domestic violence has long been a dirty little secret that was swept under the rug and kept from the light of the day. Lately as homosexuality is becoming better understood and more accepted in society the truth about gay domestic violence has been coming out of the closet and the facts concerning it often shock and shatter many long held myths accepted as truth.

Domestic violence as defined is not just physical abuse, but mental/emotional. financial, or any combination of these components. It further is not limited to persons physically residing together but rather people that are or have dated or been intimate with each other which has led to the use of the term “Intimate partner violence” to more accurately describe the phenomena. Ultimately what must be remembered is that domestic violence is about power…

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