Beauty Is Pain: Stilettos Have Historically Been Weapons

The act of wearing stiletto heels can often feel more like a battle of balance and composure than a simple fashion choice. Considering the history of stilettos, that is all too…

Bronwyn Isaac | February 29, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Christian Radio Host Arrested After Slapping A Woman’s Rear End In A Target Bathroom

Mark Howington has recently been arrested on charges of “assault, obstructing official business and carrying concealed weapons”

Robyn Pennacchia | February 18, 2016 - 9:15 am

10 Rape Prevention Tips From Some Woke As Hell Women

We all want to stop rape, but the challenge with rape prevention is that the willing participants in these efforts are not usually the ones responsible for the sexual assaults.

Lauren Vinopal | January 26, 2016 - 9:00 am

Chris Brown Being Investigated For Battery And Theft Against A Woman In Las Vegas

Surprise, surprise, Chris Brown has done it again.

According to a press release from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, on Saturday morning, police responded to a report…

Katrin Higher | January 3, 2016 - 9:30 am

Rapist Forces Victim To Call Her Boyfriend, She Calls 911 Instead

The victim’s quick thinking led to her rapist’s arrest.

Robyn Pennacchia | December 30, 2015 - 12:30 pm

In Praise Of Using Camera Phones As Defensive Weapons

I’m here to praise the hell out of those everyday videographers, acting in defense of themselves or others, and to also argue in favor of more of us using our camera

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Man Flashes Switchblade On Dance Floor In Attempt To Flirt With Woman, It Goes Predictably Poorly

What’s the worst pick-up line you’ve ever heard? Does it involve a switchblade? No? Then it’s definitely not the worst pick-up line I’ve ever heard.

Chicago writer Mason…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 9, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Jian Ghomeshi Has Sent Me Into Creep Ennui

I have creep ennui. Right now it’s Jian Ghomeshi. Over the last few weeks it’s been Stephen Collins, Ray Rice (and the whole NFL), and the Alt Lit crowd –…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 31, 2014 - 1:30 pm

5 More Women Have Accused Jian Ghomeshi Of Assault

Five more women have come forward to accuse former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio host Jian Ghomeshi of abuse and harassment, which makes eight alleged victims in total. Ghomeshi has roundly…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 30, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Man Chokes Woman He Met Online Because She Didn’t Match Her Profile

Another post about a guy responding in an abusive manner towards a woman who didn’t adhere to his expectations? you may be thinking. I promise, we will stop posting about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Everyone Watch This Video About The Ways Society Enables Sexual Abusers

This video by psychologist Dr. Nina Burrowes explains the smoke screen that keeps society blind to what sexual abuse really looks like and makes it more likely for abusers to…

Claire Hannum | October 11, 2014 - 12:01 pm
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