Abuse isn’t discussed the same way we discuss other issues in our communities. Otherwise well meaning people sometimes end up working to silence victims of abuse when they need community support the most. People in groups tend to respond poorly when someone or something threatens the group dynamic and often, victims take the brunt of that response. With forethought, preparation, and a commitment to support people who speak out, communities can work through and survive abuse.
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We opened our episode with a track from Haywyre’s Two Fold Pt. 2 Album – Transient and followed it with another track, Restraint. We also featured Puppet – Vagrant, off the Soft Spoken EP, and we closed with Direct’s track – Scars (feat. Devin Santi) off the Wanna Know You EP.