abuse

Twitter finally rolls out new features to address abuse and harassment

Twitter announces new mute and reporting features to deal with the social media network’s anti-harassment issues.

Bené Viera | November 15, 2016 - 2:36 pm

This woman became a cop and caught the guy who molested her as a kid, and how is this not a Lifetime movie yet?

A Texas police officer/badass going by the pseudonym Hannah, 25, confronted her childhood molester and got him to confess to his crime so she could arrest him, The Daily Beast reports.

Lane Moore | September 16, 2016 - 12:12 pm

Twitter Is Shutting Down Alleged Terrorist Accounts, But Still Not Tackling Threats Of Abuse

While combating terrorism might sound good, the fact that they’ve largely skirted addressing the intense issues of racist, homophobic, sexist and violently transphobic threats and abuse that occurs daily, shows that

Bronwyn Isaac | August 19, 2016 - 3:44 pm

#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou Exposes Non-Violent Domestic Abuse, Which Is Every Bit As Real And Destructive

The word “abuse” often brings to mind the image of battered women with black eyes and bruised thighs; however, there are multiple types of abuse, some only leaving internal scars.

Lauren Holter | May 10, 2016 - 11:40 am

What It’s Like To Be A Divorcée At Age 20

When I first said “I do,” I was 2 months and 13 days away from my 19th birthday. I stood as an 18-year-old girl swallowed up by an all-consuming desire…

YourTango.com | January 11, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Comedian Beth Stelling Speaks Up In Instagram Post Revealing Abusive Relationship

In an unexpected act of vulnerability and bravery, yesterday Stelling took to Instagram with pictures of her bruised legs and a genuine post exposing the abuse endured during her last…

Bronwyn Isaac | December 29, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Dr. Dre (Finally) Apologizes For Abusive Past: “I Deeply Regret What I Did”

In the wake of “Straight Outta Compton”‘s box office success and renewed attention on his past abuse of many woman, Dr. Dre has finally apologized for this behavior in a

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Who Says Porn Stars Can’t Be Feminists?

I always thought protecting a woman’s right to choose what she does with her own body was a core tenant of feminism. But apparently, some feminists think they can dictate…

Sydney Leathers | June 4, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Check Out The Video For Meghan Trainor’s Narcissist Anthem, “Dear Future Husband!” (Or Don’t)

Maybe Meghan Trainor can come over in her PVC maid outfit and scrub the puke off my floors?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 16, 2015 - 6:00 pm

UN Report Finds 35 Percent Of Women Worldwide Have Experience Sexual Or Physical Violence

A new United Nations report finds that 35 percent of women worldwide have experienced sexual and/or physical violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 9, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Science Says Family Secrets Can Literally Make You Sick

Back in the ’80s, Dr. Vincent Felitti was looking for ways to help obese patients lose weight when he stumbled upon a troubling correlation: most of his patients who quit…

Claire Hannum | March 3, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Watch President Obama’s Grammy PSA About Rape & Domestic Violence

President Obama made a digital appearance in the middle of the Grammy Awards last night to deliver a stirring PSA about abuse and assault. He urged artists to use their influence to change…

Claire Hannum | February 9, 2015 - 11:30 am
1 2 3 4 ... 6