Tech CEO Will Serve No Jail Time For Hitting Girlfriend 117 Times

todays lady news
  • Tech CEO Gurbaksh Chahal faces no jail time after pleading guilty to domestic violence and battery for beating his girlfriend. Chahal was filmed on a home security video hitting and kicking his girlfriend 117 times over the course of 30 minutes, during which he said reportedly said four times that he would kill her. [Huffington Post]
  • Columbia University has been hit with a federal complaint by 23 students for mishandling allegations of sexual assault and retaliating against those who pushed the school to respond. [Newsweek]
  • Ladies Home Journal magazine — which unwittingly played a powerful role in the second wave feminist movement — is shuttering after 131 years in print. [AdAge]
  • Meet TIME magazine’s 41 women who made their Top 100 People of The Year list. [TIME]
  • On sexual misconduct accusations against Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. [Philly Mag]
  • Here’s how the Bechdel test needs to be expanded to include how a films handle violence against women. [The Feminist Wire]
  • On life as a woman in hyper-sexualized Brazil, which also has a female president. [New York Times]
  • Passengers on a British Airways flight witnessed a man groping the breasts of a sleeping female passenger. He was detained by the crew and charged with assault when the flight landed. [CrimeFeed]
  • Meet the female stars of Broadway’s “A Raisin In The Sun.” [New York Times]

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