domestic violence

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

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Happy International Women’s Day!

Countries around the world are celebrating International Women’s Day today and for good reason. It has been 106 years since the first International Women’s Day, which occurred in New York…

Katrin Higher | March 8, 2015 - 1:10 pm
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