One in ten teenagers report experiencing violence in their romantic relationships in the last year, and one in three say that they have been verbally, emotionally, sexually or physically abused by a dating partner.
Beginning today, Radio Rookies, WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning youth media program, presents “CRUSHED: Teens and Dating Violence,” audio stories that give rare and intimate insight into this largely unknown phenomenon by three young women who have been profoundly affected by abusive relationships.
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Created by The Rainy Park Opera, “Connection Lost (The Tinder Opera)” is an 11 minute-long opera that follows one man’s quest to find a date on the app.The protagonist tries to start up real life conversations with Tinder-engrossed women with little success.Frustrated at being ignored, the man decides to download Tinder and sings his way through a number of unsuccessful dates. " This is not your ordinary Saturday afternoon speed dating event.These entrepreneurs have projects all around the world, including Cambodia, Bulgaria, France, and the U. Alina Luk is one such woman who embodies the international nature of the conference.