domestic violence

#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

How Anti-Transgender Bathroom Laws Are Ignoring The Real Threat To Women: Cisgender Men

The idea that we “need to keep transgender people out of women’s bathrooms to protect women and young girls.” is a rallying cry that not only creates a threat where none

Nico Lang | May 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Mississippi Says Domestic Abuse Is Not Grounds For Divorce, So Fuck That Mess

There are two types of divorce in the United States — no fault divorce and fault divorce – and each comes with its own list of grounds, i.e. the official reasons…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 26, 2016 - 11:46 am

Vince Neil Attacks Woman Then Gets In Fight With Nicholas Cage

Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil was cited for battery last night in Las Vegas after he grabbed a woman by her hair when she was trying to get Nicolas Cage’s…

Katrin Higher | April 9, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Justice Thomas Breaks Decade Of Silence To Advocate For Domestic Abusers’ Gun Rights

One-third of female homicide victims are killed by a former or current partner. Over one half of them are killed using guns.

Robyn Pennacchia | February 29, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Christy Mack Partners With Porn Hub To Launch Anti-Domestic Violence Clothing Line

Having been a victim of domestic violence in a horrific attack by her MMA fighter ex-boyfriend War Machine, Mack plans to donate 100% of the proceeds to various charities for domestic…

Bronwyn Isaac | January 20, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Woman Assaulted By Anthony Cumia Posts Livestream Of Attack, Injuries

Anthony Cumia is a garbage person.

Robyn Pennacchia | December 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm

No Surprise: Planned Parenthood Shooter Had Charges Of Domestic Violence And Sexual Surveillance

Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is the leading suspect in yesterday’s brutal shooting at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility.

Turns out Dear has a lengthy history of violent…

Katrin Higher | November 28, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Does Mixed-Gender Wrestling Present An Image Of Equality Or Violence Against Women?

In reaction to the concern, PWE spokesperson stated: “The goal was to treat everyone as equals knowing that the female wrestlers in this country are every bit as good as…

Bronwyn Isaac | November 19, 2015 - 9:30 am

Battered Woman Denied Clemency, Faces 15 More Years For Failing To Protect Children

The man who actually abused her and her children served only two years.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm

California Moving Company Will Move You Out Of An Abusive Home For Free

California moving company ‘Meathead Movers’, a company founded in 1997 by student athletes, has partnered with the domestic violence-prevention nonprofit Good Shepherd to help move those who were living in…

Katrin Higher | September 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Watch This Gay Valedictorian Give His Banned Graduation Speech

British police pledge to take rape investigations more seriously; domestic violence in Turkey is treated as a private matter; why do we refer to God with male pronouns?; a gay…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 2, 2015 - 5:05 pm

On Ray Rice, Domestic Violence, Police Brutality & The Choices Faced By Black Women

Late last week, the charges against football player Ray Rice were all dropped by a judge after the former Ravens running back completed the court ordered terms of his pretrial…

Tiffanie Drayton | May 26, 2015 - 9:10 am

Bill O’Reilly Accused Of Domestic Violence Against Ex-Wife

This is not terribly surprising.

Robyn Pennacchia | May 18, 2015 - 5:50 pm

Brittney Griner Weds Glory Johnson In Phoenix Ceremony

WNBA’s Brittney Griner and her partner Glory Johnson were married in a ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday.

The couple wed less than one month after the two…

Katrin Higher | May 10, 2015 - 3:00 pm

The Soapbox: Professional Sports Doesn’t Care About Women

On Tuesday, the New York Liberty—resident WNBA team at Madison Square Garden—announced that Isiah Thomas would be coming on board as president and part-owner of the team.If that name sounds…

Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey | May 8, 2015 - 10:30 am

Burger King Explains, Poorly, Why They Sponsored Woman-Beater Floyd Mayweather

“We don’t call him the King for nothing.”

Robyn Pennacchia | May 6, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Tinder Can Be A Tool In Stopping Domestic Violence

A Florida domestic violence center called Women In Distress found an impactful way to reach out to women when the organization placed mini-PSAs in fake Tinder profiles. The profile photos start out…

Claire Hannum | May 6, 2015 - 11:33 am

The Soapbox: Floyd Mayweather’s Victory Championed Domestic Abuse (And The Media Is Partially To Blame)

As Floyd Mayweather climbed the ring-side ropes to proclaim his victory in front of the cheering MGM Grand crowd of America’s most influential people, the media snapped photos that will…

Tiffanie Drayton | May 4, 2015 - 1:00 pm
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