Posts tagged "domestic violence"

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

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

Richelle Says: HLN Host Asks Why Professional Athletes Receive Special Treatment When It Comes To Domestic Violence Charges

Emmy award-winning television journalist for HLN, Richelle Carey will be weighing in weekly on the latest headlines Frisky readers care about. In her role as journalist and anchor, Carey advocates…

Ami Angelowicz | May 10, 2012 - 12:40 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

The Soapbox: Rihanna Takes Her Forgiveness Of Chris Brown Too Far With Musical Collaboration

When the internet started to buzz with the rumor that Rihanna had invited Chris Brown to guest on the remix of her song “Birthday Cake,” my instant reaction was disbelief.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 20, 2012 - 10:00 am

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

Why Do Women Love Chris Brown?

Yesterday, I wrote this throwaway post about how Chris Brown said “fuck the haters!” in which I pointed out that people don’t hate him because he was a scrappy underdog, they

The Gloss | February 16, 2012 - 3:10 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

New Hampshire Considering Reversal Of Domestic Violence Laws

Oh, New Hampshire. There you go, sitting around thinking, You know what we don’t have enough of? Wife beatings!

Clearly that’s the only explanation for a piece of…

Jessica Wakeman | January 27, 2012 - 4:20 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

What Does CDC’s New Data About Sexual Assault Reveal?

The Centers For Disease Control released its National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey yesterday and the findings throw a fork in many common perceptions surrounding sexual assault and its…

Stefanie Blejec | December 15, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Woman Forced To Pay Rapist Ex Spousal Support

A California woman has been forced to pay her rapist — who happens to be her ex — a monthly living stipend. Say what?

Such is the ruling of…

Stefanie Blejec | November 3, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Morning Quickies: Michael Lohan Busted For Domestic Violence (Again)

Michael Lohan was arrested in Florida early this morning on suspicion of domestic violence after a fight with his girlfriend, Kate Major. This isn’t his first abusive incident: he…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2011 - 10:40 am
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