Will You Light the Gas Please?: A Brief History of the Term Gaslighting and the Movie Behind It

Gaslighting is a curious term in that it originated in popular culture, retreated to the world of psychology, and then returned to the popular zeitgeist in full force. Gaslighting exploded onto the pop culture scene in the mid-2010s. It is talked about in Tik-Toks, the focus of many memes, and countless articles have discussed what …

🎗In Their Own Words: DV 101

Throughout our Domestic Violence Awareness Month blog series, you will hear about domestic violence from various individuals, each with a unique perspective and experience. This week, in their own words, we hear from Vickie, Kristen, Becky, and Karlene. Thank you to our contributing writers for sharing.    “Every year during the month of October, Domestic …

One Mission, One Voice

Welcome back to ICADV’s blog! As we relaunch, we are taking the opportunity to discuss our tagline – “One Mission, One Voice” and what it means within this Coalition and within the move to end violence here in Illinois. The Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV/ILCADV) was founded in 1978, the same year the National …