writer | director | educator

BOTTOM

2013.

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**TRIGGER WARNING**

THE FOLLOWING FILM CONTAINS AN EXPLICIT DEPICTION OF SEXUAL CONTENT AND ABUSE 

A sexually-charged power struggle between two lovers reveals a lot more than who wants to be on top. 

11 minutes

starring : Zora Howard and Tanya Jackson

writer | producer | director | editor : Chinonye Chukwu

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INFORMATIONAL AND SUPPORT RESOURCES ON SEXUAL ABUSE AND TRAUMA

NONPROFITS

A Long Walk Home, Inc.

http://www.alongwalkhome.org

A Long Walk Home, Inc. is a non profit organization that uses art therapy, visual and performing arts to end violence against girls and women.

 

Break the Cycle.org

http://www.breakthecycle.org/what-is-dating-violence

A national nonprofit organization that works exclusively with teen and young adult dating violence. Offers “tools for action,” which are ways to bring what the site offers into the real world, and an informational pages titled “Dating Violence 101.” 

 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network

www.rainn.org

The nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, named one of America’s 100 Best Charities. Moderates the National Sexual Assault Hotline.

1220 L Street, NW
Suite 505
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-544-3064

 

PAVE

http://pavingtheway.net/wordpress/

Uses education and action to “shatter the silence” of sexual violence, specifically with social, educational, and legislative tactics.

PO Box 26354

Alexandria, VA 22313

Phone: 877-399-1346

 

Pandora’s Project

http://www.pandys.org/lgbtsurvivors.html

Provides information and facilitates peer support to LGBT survivors of sexual violence. 

Pandora's Project            
3109 W. 50th St., 
Suite #320

Minneapolis, MN 55410-2102

Phone: 612-243-4202 (prefer email communication)

Email: admin@pandys.org

 

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project

http://gmdvp.org/

Assists and supports victims of domestic violence focusing on the LGBTQ Community. 

955 Massachusetts Avenue

PMB 131

Cambridge, MA 02139

Hotline: 1-800-832-1901

 

The Date Safe Project

http://www.datesafeproject.org/

Provides informational prevention materials and how-to skills for young people (middle school, high school, and college level) to teach teens how to communicate about sexual violence and prevent it. 

P.O. Box 20906

Greenfield, WI 53220-0906

Phone: 920-326-3687

 

Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)

http://www.woar.org/about-woar.php

Provides specialized treatment services, prevention education programs, and advocates for victims of sexual assault.

One Penn Center

1617 JFK Boulevard Suite 1100

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-985-3315

Hotline: 215-985-9111

 

Survivor Project

http://www.survivorproject.org/

Provides resources and support to intersex and transgender survivors of domestic and sexual assault.

Phone: 503-288-3191

Email: info@survivorproject.org

 

 

National Organizations: 

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center

http://www.nsvrc.org/

Provides a library of the largest resources on sexual violence, as well as articles, online courses, and events. 

123 North Enola Drive
Enola, PA 17025

Phone: 717-909-0714

 

The National Office of Women’s Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

http://www.womenshealth.gov/violence-against-women/types-of-violence/dating-violence.html

Provides information on what defines dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, violence against women at work, and a variety of other topics. Also details the laws in place to protect women in these situations as well as how other can help end violence. 

Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 712E
Washington, DC 20201

Hotline: 800-994-9662

 

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

http://www.ncdsv.org/ 

The NCDSV organizes training and consultations, influences public policy, and offers resources for victims of sexual violence. 

Phone: 512-407-9020

Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

 

United States Department of Justice: Office on Violence Against Women

http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/index.html

Aims to provide justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking on a federal level. Also links to each state’s local chapter.

145 N St. NE, Suite 10W.121

Washington, D.C. 20530

Phone: 202-307-6026

 

 

ONLINE ORGANIZATIONS:

DoSomething 

http://www.dosomething.org/issues/dating-abuse

A nonprofit for young people that deals with all issues of social change. The page for dating abuse offers statistics, ways to act, resources, and an interactive interface and poll. 

 

Prairie View A&M Public Safety Page

http://www.pvamu.edu/pages/2317.asp

A public safety page through the Prairie View A&M University (an affiliate of Texas A&M) website. Provides warning signs of dating and domestic violence, as well as resources for information and how to get out an abusive relationship. Some resources are specific to the state of Texas.

 

Sexual Trauma and Assault Response Services

http://www.stars-elpaso.org/get/effects-of-sexual-assault

Provides links to local, national, and online hotline and information on the effects of sexual assault, how to reduce risk, resources, statistics, and opportunities to volunteer. 

 

Love Is Respect.org

http://www.loveisrespect.org

A collaborative effort between Break the cycle and National Dating Abuse Hotline to engage, educate, and empower young people to end abusive relationships.

 

The Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Resource Center

http://www.jrsa.org/dvsa-drc/

Provides information for members of the public interested in finding, using, a and understanding domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking data. 

 

The Public’s Library and Digital Archive (LGBTQ Sexual Violence Page)

http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip/lgbtq.html

Provides easy to access information on online support group links, articles, hotlines, and other resources.

CB#3456, Manning Hall

UNC Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina