Posts tagged "domestic violence"

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 were arrested…

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

Salvation Army Uses “The Dress” To Send A Message About Domestic Violence Against Women

“The Dress” — I’m still seeing both black and blue and white and gold — is probably the most talked about thing on the internet so far this year, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 6, 2015 - 10:00 am

Ray Rice: “There Is No Excuse For Domestic Violence”

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has issued an apology for abusing his wife Janay. [TIME]
Two more alleged victims have spoken out against Bill Cosby. [Death and

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 13, 2015 - 6:30 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

The NFL’s Anti-Domestic Violence Partner Is A Sham Organization

The NFL’s anti-domestic violence campaign partner, No More, is a sham — surprise, surprise. [Deadspin]
Black girls are six times as likely to be suspended as White girls…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm

George Zimmerman Has Been Arrested (Again)

Walking, talking, child-murdering human garbage heap George Zimmerman was arrested (again!) late last night in Lake Mary, Florida, for aggravated assault in a domestic violence case. According to Zimmerman’s attorney,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 10, 2015 - 11:12 am

The Soapbox: Blame Roger Goodell For Ray Rice’s Return To The NFL

Ray Rice is now allowed to play football in the NFL should anyone choose to have him. And if you, like me, are wondering where exactly to direct your outrage,…

Christine Sirois | December 1, 2014 - 9:30 am

Watch Eminem Rap About Domestic Abuse And Punching Lana Del Rey

A new freestyle rap video released by Eminem to promote his upcoming compilation album Shady XV has sparked controversy over lyrics that reference domestic violence and punching singer Lana Del Rey

Rob Price | November 11, 2014 - 9:55 am
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