Domestic Violence Resources

Nearly three out of four Americans personally know someone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence.

You don’t need to be an expert to start supporting survivors, amplifying their voices, and continuing the dialogue of violence prevention and Domestic Violence services.

Below is a list of books, movies, podcasts, and more, curated by our Domestic Violence Services team, to help guide you in your journey and help you build a solid foundation of the complexities, dynamics, and intersectionalities of those affected by domestic violence.

  • The Power of Your Voice: Unleash your Calling By Terri D. West
  • Spilled Milk By K.L. Randis
  • With the Fire on High By Elizabeth Acevedo
  • The Poet X By Elizabeth Acevedo
  • Honey & Milk By Rupi Kaur
  • Clap When You Land By Elizabeth Acevedo
  • The Sun & Her Flowers By Rupi Kaur
  • Becoming By Michelle Obama
  • Una Reina Como Tu By Fancisca Lachapel
  • The Last Black Unicorn By Tiffany Haddish
  • The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl By Issa Rae
  • Training School for Negro Girls By Camille Acker
  • Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change Beth Leventhal & Sandra Lundy, Sage Publications, 1999
  • When Violence Begins at Home: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Ending Domestic Violence K.J. Wilson, Hunter House Publishers, 1997
  • The New Bottoming Book Janet Hardy & Dossie Easton, Greenery Press, 2000
  • When Someone You Love is Kinky Dossie Easton & Catherine Liszt, Greenery Press, 2000
  • “Different Loving: The World of Sexual Dominance and Submission Gloria G. Brame, Jon Jacobs, & Will Brame, Villard Book, 1996.
  • Different Loving: The World of Sexual Dominance and Submission Gloria G. Brame, Jon Jacobs, & Will Brame, Villard Book, 1996.
  • Different Loving: The World of Sexual Dominance and Submission Gloria G. Brame, Jon Jacobs, & Will Brame, Villard Book, 1996.”
  • The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown
  • The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk

Why DV Victims Don’t Leave- TedTalk | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1yW5IsnSjo

Nappily Ever After*

Juanita*

Been So Long*

Holiday Rush*

Como Caído del Cielo*

Te doy mis ojos | https://verpelisonline.tv/drama/633-te-doy-mis-ojos-2003.html

Without the Lights | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmnXGvXYpKg

Art Against DV-Let Women Speak | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmnXGvXYpKg

“My Artist” DV Poem | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npFydqhBU9Q

When words are inadequate-exploring dv deaths through arts | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZB8juhgVSU

Santo: Dance Film on Domestic Violence Ft. Art in Motion Latin Dancers, Darlin Garcia & Liz Becerra          | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UoJWIUxlco

WWYD TEEN DV Episode | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UoJWIUxlco

Family Violence and Disability Films – Early Intervention – Captions and Auslan [Aus. Sign Language] | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CimcWSxKo0Y&list=PLJ6qpBABpGNHLpSEi2Qf-dZzNPVmrxfWg&index=4

Family Violence and Disability Films – Prevention – Captions and Auslan [Aus. Sign lang] | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVWSFWuxz-Y&list=PLJ6qpBABpGNHLpSEi2Qf-dZzNPVmrxfWg&index=8

Surviving with Wild Tongues *marginalized populations  | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVWSFWuxz-Y&list=PLJ6qpBABpGNHLpSEi2Qf-dZzNPVmrxfWg&index=8

WWYD DV Episode |  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHh1elb0Xik

WWYD Verbal Abuse Episode | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKRQgqiFJpo

WWYD Jealous BF Episode | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fi94Vqcahw

WWYD Jealous GF Episode | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhFgFDmaXHI

 

*Netflix

  • Women Evolve with Sarah Jakes Roberts
  • The Michelle Obama Podcast
  • Therapy for Black Girls
  • Balanced Black Girl
  • Black Girls Heal