In Memory of Kay

Kay’s Story / Violence UnSilenced.

MaggieDammit! Violence UnsilencedKay’s Story is featured in Violence UnSilenced   

   which was created by Maggie Dammit in February of 2009.

Maggie:     I founded Violence UnSilenced this spring to shed light within the blogging community on domestic violence and sexual assault. One in four women will be abused in her lifetime, and with 70 million blogs out there… well, chances are you know and read someone who is affected, regardless of what you think.

When I was working on a magazine article about domestic violence, I turned to my blog a time or two to vent — and the response was tremendous. That’s when I decided hey, I’ve got this audience and I don’t know where they came from but they are incredibly generous people and I bet if I asked them for help, they’d do it. The entire Violence UnSilenced blog has been a community effort. Even the name was suggested by readers, and put to a group vote. The design, hosting fees, and badges have been donated by readers. It’s incredible. I’m overwhelmed by the response, and more than a little humbled. The only way we’ll ever eradicate domestic violence and sexual assault is to keep talking about it, keep showing our peers how prevalent it is. I really believe that.

MaggieDammit! and Gloria SteinemMaggie & Gloria Steinem!


My sister was murdered 1 year & 14 days ago by Mike Peterson.  Darkeness fell upon the earth.

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Read More About Kay Here:   In Memory of Kay 

 ~~~For support and more information please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or at TTY 1-800-787-3224.

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  • Reply
    Kristeen Delilla
    June 9, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    What an awesome site. Keep up the good work. I sent it to 15 people so far.

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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      June 9, 2011 at 8:59 pm

      Thanks…Spread the word!!! xx

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    Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella
    June 9, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    Absolutely Kim, we need to talk about it. So much of it goes on behind closed doors and women need to know that they can talk about it. That is the way to stop it. xxx

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    Alison@Mama Wants This
    June 9, 2011 at 9:07 pm

    An amazing site, but amazing women. I know of many bloggers who experienced violence and have turned to Violence Unsilenced as an outlet. Thank you for sharing this, Kim, and for sharing Kay’s story.


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      kim sisto robinson
      June 10, 2011 at 4:55 am

      Dear, Mama,
      I do believe I will be telling (screaming) Kay’s story until my last breath.I thank you for our words & support. xxX

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    Mandy - The Complete Cook Book
    June 9, 2011 at 10:29 pm

    It is incredible how the world is getting smaller with the support getting bigger! It is wonderful that women have places to go to get the support that they need!
    Keep up the good work of keeping your sisters memory alive Kim.
    🙂 Mandy

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      kim sisto robinson
      June 10, 2011 at 4:56 am

      I only wish I would have found support for Kay before
      it was too late.
      It is VERY hard living on earth without her… (my greatest support was always my dear sister.
      Love Love Love

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    June 10, 2011 at 4:29 am

    This is the most powerful tool you can use to stop violence.

    Let the word spread. Across the land.

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      kim sisto robinson
      June 10, 2011 at 4:58 am

      “Words” Words!”
      We can keep telling our stories until people listen!!!!
      Silence & Ignorance are our greatest enemies.
      Luv U. cc

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    June 10, 2011 at 6:13 am

    Insightful, I am inspired that survivors have a place to express their voice.

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      kim sisto robinson
      June 10, 2011 at 9:53 am

      Express. Scream. Yell. Tell Our Stories.
      I shall never STOP!
      luv U, my dear friend.

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    June 10, 2011 at 9:47 am

    this is awesome!!!

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      kim sisto robinson
      June 10, 2011 at 9:54 am

      ~You should check out the entire site.
      What an Eye Opener.
      Andrew’s on his way down (up) to see you.
      Bee Gooood.
      Luv U xx

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    June 10, 2011 at 1:35 pm

    Kim, what a great site, this is such a eye opener for all women. and also for men.
    Love you

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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      June 10, 2011 at 1:50 pm

      ~~I only wish Kay would have met a fabulous man like you daddy….as I have with Dave.
      I love you MORE…

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    June 10, 2011 at 11:31 pm

    i have shared your link. =) about the button i don’t have one let me check if the site does. thanks so much for always leaving such wonderful comments. all my love have an amazing weekend.

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      kim sisto robinson
      June 11, 2011 at 7:00 am

      ~~I feel as if we have a connection, Adriana,

      And your site makes me feel warm & distracts me from my reality.

      xxx Love from Mn.

      Ask about that badge.

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