Twitter Activists

Originally posted by me at Learn.Love.Live.

If you have read my blog then  you already know that I am a survivor of rape.  Because of what happened to me, I try to use my voice whenever possible to bring awareness to rape & sexual assault prevention through my blog, facebook, & twitter.  I often follow tweeps who are also using their voice to promote change in our society. My list this week spotlights thirteen activists on twitter who are fighting to make this world a better place.

AaronCohen777

Author of Slave Hunter and a Human Rights Activist who loves music, scripture, and surfing.  Visit the Abolish Slavery Coalition for more information.

christibuckley

Writer, listener, human rights activist. Co-author, w/Aaron Cohen, of  Slave Hunter: One Man’s Global Quest to Free Victims of Human Trafficking.

StopItNow

Helping adults & communities prevent child sexual abuse since 1992. You can learn more about this great organization by visiting the Stop It Now! website.

angelashelton

Angela Shelton is an acclaimed model, actress, writer, comedian, filmmaker and loud mouth. You can find out more about her at her website.

Pandys

One of my favorites, Pandora’s Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing info, support, & resources to survivors of rape & sexual abuse & their friends and family. Be sure to visit their very helpful website.

TWLOHA

TWLOHA is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. Visit their website for more info.

RAINN01

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network) is working to end sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. They run a National Sexual Assault Online Hotline to help victims.

Darkness2Light

Leading non-profit working to diminish the incidence and impact of child sexual abuse through education, awareness and Twitter! Visit their website to see their great work in action.

BraveryProject

A forward thinking approach to domestic abuse awareness and recovery by connecting survivors with the public through visual arts.  You can see this innovative approach in action by visiting their website.

MenCanStopRape

Mobilizing men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women. Learn more about their efforts at their website.

CounterSuicide

A volunteer on a 24-hour suicide prevention crisis line that uses twitter to spread the word about suicide prevention. Learn more about suicide at suicide.org.

HealMyPTSD

A trauma survivor who struggled with undiagnosed chronic/extreme PTSD for 25 years; and then went on a healing rampage! Today, she is 100% PTSD-free.Visit her website to learn more about PTSD.

That is just a dozen of the wonderful tweeters out there that I follow.  There are a lot more; probably enough to do two more lists like this at least.  So if you haven’t joined twitter, go ahead & give it a try. There’s a whole world of wonderful people out there to learn from. Oh, & if you want to follow me on twitter you can find me here.

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~ by After Silence on August 27, 2009.

2 Responses to “Twitter Activists”

  1. O.K. I agree with you!THANKS! You guys do a great blog, and have some great contents. Keep up the good work.

  2. Thats very good to know… thanks

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