By Cindi Leive, Glamour magazine
There are a lot of things I'm proud of in the upcoming June issue of Glamour, but there's one I want to tell you about now-a report that opened my eyes, pissed me off, but then gave me hope. I believe it will do the same for you. It all comes down to two simple words: Tell Somebody.
Here's the backstory. One year ago today, 22-year-old University of Virginia student Yeardley Love was found dead in her apartment; her boyfriend later told police he'd shaken her so hard her head repeatedly hit the wall. At the time, Glamour reported on the tragedy in an editorial-and then we watched as, over the course of the next months, similar stories hit our front pages and TV screens. There was the swimsuit designer Sylvie Cachay, 33, strangled and abandoned in a hotel bathroom, allegedly by her boyfriend; Samantha Miller, 34, shot in the head in Tennessee; Courtney Delano, 19, killed in Michigan while six months pregnant; and on and on and on-a seemingly Read More »from Tell Somebody: Help Put an End to Relationship Violence