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SL: One Billion Rising Campaign

Good Sunday everyone!

 

One Billion Rising in Second Life invites YOU to stand with ONE voice for an important Campaign.

 

I Rise! Is the heart, soul and foundation of the mass call to action of the One Billion Rising Revolutionary Campaign, founded on February 14, 2012. To best understand the significance of this monumental show of solidarity, I'll share the description via the website:

 

"One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender-based violence) in human history. (The reality that): 1 in 3 women across the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. That’s ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. Every February, we rise – in countries across the world – to show our local communities and the world what one billion looks like and shine a light on the rampant impunity and injustice that survivors most often face. We rise through dance to express joy and community and celebrate the fact that we have not been defeated by this violence. We rise to show we are determined to create a new kind of consciousness – one where violence will be resisted until it is unthinkable."

 

This declaration has inspired survivors, as well as supporters to Rise and we invite YOU to take a stand TODAY, in the SL: One Billion Rising Campaign. Through the eye of your lens, we're encouraging you to capture the spirit of this cause either through the perspective of one suffering at the hands of or rising/overcoming the suffering to live again. We encourage you to visit the OBR website, as well as the curated Pinterest, linked below to inspire your image. We understand the sensitive nature of this Campaign and the impact these images may provoke. However, in perusing of the website, we're certain you'll be empowered by the images of celebration, the marches and most of all, the courage, love as well as staggering rally of humanity against injustice.

 

EVERYONE is welcomed to participate as the Second Life One Billion Rising is a 24 hour, Multi Sim Event featuring live music, Poetry, dancing, 2D and 3D Art exhibits. Please read over the guidelines below and RISE with us in ONE voice on Friday, February 14th!

 

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Guidelines/Requirements:

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Deadline Image Submission: Thursday, January 30th

 

- Photos must be NEW and to the Campaign themes:

 

Theme "Still I Rise": Images depicting the tragedy, emotional anguish, mental exhaustion, physical suffering and struggle against one's abuser.

 

Theme "I Rise": Images depicting the overcoming of one's abusers and vigorous strive to live again. The showing of rallying support for and received from a survivor.

 

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IMAGE REQUIREMENTS:

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- You may submit more than one image. Please note, best effort will be given to display as many images received in the OBR Curator Gallery by Karen Hitchinson (FB) Kess Crystal (InWorld) & Lawrence Pryce.

 

- You do not have to recreate any of the images within the Pinterest Gallery.

 

- The composition of the image is open, however you must follow the theme of the Campaign. Feel free to choose between black/white, monochrome, full color, fading/weathered, sepia and etc.

 

- Images are to be captured in human Adult avatar form only.

 

- Violence upon children or any depiction thereof is prohibited!

 

- Images may be cropped or full sized.

 

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IMAGE TAGGING:

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FLICKR:

 

- title: SL: One Billion Rising Campaign

- please tag Kess Crystal @ The Glamour Sauce & Lawrence D. Pryce

 

Facebook:

 

Please use the hyperlink: #SLOBRIRise and please tag Karen Hitchinson: tinyurl.com/wo7qyh3 & Lawrence Pryce: tinyurl.com/vakaxrc

 

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[Pinterest Gallery for Inspiration]: www.pinterest.com/lawrencepryce/one-billion-rising-campai...

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If you should have any questions, concerns or need help, simply drop me a line InWorld, Facebook or a Flickr mail and I would be more than happy to assist.

 

Let's stand together in ONE Voice with One Billion Rising!

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One Billion Rising Website: www.onebillionrising.org/

Second Life One Billion Blog: onebillionrisingsl.wordpress.com/

Second Life One Billion Rising Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/onebillionrisinginsecondlife/

 

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