BreakOUT! and WWAV Present: Real Sex Week!

Women With a Vision is excited to co-sponsor BreakOUT's monthly H.A.R.T. Program event this month, which will focus on celebrating and educating LGBTQ youth of color around sex and sexual health! Join BreakOUT! at their offices this week for conversation, coffee, cocoa, and good energy and games around sex! Each event centers around a different component at the intersection of sex and … [Read more...]

Join WWAV at the “Ending Violence, Ending Criminalization” Conference August 9th!

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs is holding their annual Regional Training Academy in New Orleans this year! Co-sponsors and local hosts of the event are BreakOUT!, along with support from Women with a Vision, Inc. and the LGBT Community Center of New Orleans. Join us for an all-day mini conference on talking through strategies to end violence in LGBTQ communities in New … [Read more...]

WWAV Joins LGBTQ and Allied Organizations in Statement of Solidarity

Statement of the LGBTQ March and Rally for Safety Through Solidarity As members of the LGBTQ community in New Orleans, we support the safety and well-being of our community and of all New Orleanians. We believe that increased police presence and the continuing expansion of the prison-industrial complex[1] is not the way to make our community safer. The LGBT March and Rally Against Violence to … [Read more...]

WWAV and BreakOUT! Respond to Times-Picayune’s “Uneasy Street”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Deon Haywood, Women With a Vision 504.301.0428 Wesley Ware, BreakOUT! 504.473.2651 The Times-Picayune/’s six articles and one video (and counting) about Tulane Avenue, dubbed “Uneasy Street,” are an unfortunate example of glorified and sensationalized media reporting that leads to increased criminalization of marginalized communities, rather than … [Read more...]