domestic abuse

Evelyn Lozada Files For Divorce From Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson

Reality star Evelyn Lozada has filed for divorce from football player Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson just six weeks after their wedding. Ochocinco allegedly headbutted his new wife this weekend during…

Jessica Wakeman | August 14, 2012 - 6:00 pm

VH1 Pulls Chad Ochocinco’s Reality Show After Domestic Violence Arrest

VH1 has pulled the plug on the reality TV show “Ev and Ocho” after Chad “Ochocinqo” Johnson was arrested for domestic violence this weekend after he allegedly headbutted his…

Jessica Wakeman | August 13, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Dealbreaker: His Ex Had A Restraining Order Against Him

When I was in college, I was obsessed with this one guy. OB-SESSED.  He had a girlfriend, but he was just so dreamy, and I had concocted this fantasy that he…

Jessica Wakeman | August 13, 2012 - 1:00 pm

A Saucy Squabble Over “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Leads To Boyfriend Being Charged With Assault

Apparently, reading 50 Shades of Grey warrants being squirted in the face with 50 Shades of Brown.

Raymond Hodgson, 31, was recently charged with common assault after finding…

Daley Quinn | July 12, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Beauty Vlogger Covers Up To Expose Domestic Violence

Lauren Luke, a very popular beauty vlogger, teamed up with the anti-abuse group Refuge to create a beauty video about covering up bruises caused by domestic violence. While watching this video,…

Daley Quinn | July 5, 2012 - 3:40 pm

The Soapbox: Misunderstanding “50 Shades” & Kink Is Hurting Those Of Us Who Practice

I haven’t exactly kept it a secret around here the way that I’m sexually wired. For the most part, though, the only person whose opinion matters on the subject is…

Jessica Wakeman | July 5, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Violence Against Women Is Oh-So-Glamorous!

It’s almost too easy to get angry about fashion editorials that glorify violence against women — especially so grotesquely, as in this Bulgarian magazine 12. Six different photos depict gorgeous…

Jessica Wakeman | June 7, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Evening Quickies: Dominic Monaghan Accuses “Lost” Co-Star Matthew Fox Of Beating Women

Dominic Monaghan accused his former “Lost” co-star Matthew Fox of beating women up multiple times in some totally WTF tweets on Sunday. A random woman tweeted at Monaghan asking him…

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Marissa Alexander Of Florida Sentenced 20 Years For Firing Warning Shot At Abusive Husband

A Florida woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday for firing a warning shot — note: not actually injuring anyone — at her abusive husband.

Marissa…

Jessica Wakeman | May 14, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Women’s Experience Of Violence Linked To Risky Sex

Women who’ve experienced violence — whether it’s watching a violent crime or being abused themselves — are more likely to engage in risky sex, according to a new study.

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Afghan Teen Flees “Honor Killing”

If you read one news article today, read this one: NPR has a powerful story about a teenage girl in rural Afghanistan who ran away from her family after…

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2012 - 5:45 pm

Evening Quickies: Loretta Devine Defends “Youthful Boy” Chris Brown

“The Client List” actress Loretta Devine defended her “This Christmas” costar Chris Brown on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” last night, saying, “Love is love, you know? And he…

Jessica Wakeman | April 18, 2012 - 6:00 pm

About Those Michael Fassbender/Domestic Assault Rumors

It’s no secret that we’re big fans around here of Michael Fassbender’s smoking hot body and drool-worthy mug. But it has come to our attention from commenters, both on past…

The Frisky | April 3, 2012 - 4:00 pm

British Actor Helpfully Explains Why “It’s Not Difficult For A Woman To Make A Man Hit Her”

“It’s not difficult for a woman to make a man hit her. … The problem with strong, intelligent women is that they can argue well. And if there is a time…

Jessica Wakeman | March 23, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Why New “Clare’s Law” On Domestic Violence In The UK Doesn’t Have Advocates Thrilled

You might think that advocates for victims of domestic violence might be thrilled about a proposal that would, in theory, positively affect their life’s work. So why is a new…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2012 - 4:20 pm

The Soapbox: Facts About Rihanna And Other Abused Women

With Chris Brown and Rihanna releasing two remixes together and rumors of them seeing each other flying, it’s understandable to feel disappointed in Rihanna. It’s hard watching anyone step into…

Amanda Marcotte | February 24, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Evening Quickies: Chris Brown Denies “I Promise I Won’t Beat You” Pickup Line

Chris Brown denies he tried to pick up a lady with the “joke” line “I promise I won’t beat you.” As much as I am sympathetic to celebs having…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Morning Quickies: Chris Brown Tried To Pickup Woman With “I Promise I Won’t Beat You”

What? No. Just no. A woman in the Grammy gift lounge tells Us Weekly that Chris Brown approached her and asked, “Can I get your number? I promise I…

Jessica Wakeman | February 16, 2012 - 10:20 am

Today’s Lady News: Judge Orders Abusive Husband To Take Wife To Red Lobster

Oh, Florida. A judge in the WTF-is-going-on-here state sentenced a man accused of shoving his wife against a sofa and grabbing her neck to take her on a date…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2012 - 5:40 pm

The Soapbox: On Chris Brown & Why We Must Take Domestic Violence More Seriously

A recent segment on NPR about the rehabilitation of Chris Brown’s career is cause for alarm.  No, not because we should care about Chris Brown’s career as a pop singer…

Zerlina Maxwell | January 4, 2012 - 11:00 am
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