Posts tagged "domestic violence"

Girl Talk: Should We Ask Victims Of Domestic Violence Why They Stayed?

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. With that in mind, we’re reposting this article from Judy McGuire which originally ran in July 2009.

Yesterday, two of the other lady…

Judy McGuire | October 26, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Girl Talk: How To Avoid Dating An Abusive Freak

The first thing anyone asks a battered woman is: “Why did you put up with that?” Domestic violence is the only crime I can think of—well, besides rape—where the victim…

Judy McGuire | October 25, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Husbands Can Hit Wives As Long As They Don’t Leave Marks, UAE Court Rules

Good news, domestic abusers! An Islamic court in the United Arab Emirates has ruled a husband or father can “discipline” his wife and children as long as he does not…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2010 - 4:50 pm

More Photos Of Battered Rihanna May Be Released Soon

It’s been a year and nine months since the night Rihanna and Chris Brown got into a fight that turned physical, leaving Rihanna with a long laundry list of injuries.

Kate Torgovnick/ | October 15, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Courteney Cox And David Arquette Reveal Their Strange Sex Life In PSA About Domestic Violence

Shocker: Courteney Cox and David Arquette have a totally kinky sex life. Apparently, they’re furries; in other words, they enjoy dressing up like rabbits and humping one another.

Susannah Breslin | October 5, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Husband Hits Me, But I’m Scared To Leave Him”

I’ve been married for four years and during that time, there have been three physical fights where my husband has hurt me. I’ve stayed with him because he’s been “my…

Wendy Atterberry | October 3, 2010 - 2:00 pm

The UK’s Powerful New Domestic Violence PSA: “You Make The Call, We Make It Stop”

Most of us have no qualms about calling the cops when our neighbors practice guitar chords at 3 a.m. But all too many people are content to mind…

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Today’s Lady News: Megan Fox’s Abusive Relationship

Megan Fox and Dominic Monaghan are starring in the “Love The Way You Lie” music video for Eminem and Rihanna, playing a couple in an abusive relationship. Fox has…

Jessica Wakeman | August 5, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Afghan TV Show Says Shelters Force Women Into Prostitution

A multi-part Afghan television series has accused women’s shelters in Afghanistan of being brothels — even ones registered with the government. The 27-year-old TV host, Nasto Nadiri, is running…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Charlie Sheen Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail Time

Yesterday, Charlie Sheen pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor assault charge in his domestic violence case after a fight broke out between he and his wife, Brooke Mueller, on Christmas Day;…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 3, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Salon Columnist’s Terrible Advice For Domestic Violence Victim

Thanks to our girl Judy McGuire for calling my attention to the latest advice column from Salon’s Cary Tennis. A woman writes to Tennis that she’s “in a loving but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 2, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Frisky Q&A: “Abusers” Co-Creator Tami Outterbridge

Last week we learned about a potential new show that made our jaws drop: “Abusers,” a reality TV show about domestic abusers and their victims. There were few details about…

Jessica Wakeman | July 27, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Mel Texted To Oksana, “I Wasn’t Safe For You Last Night,” And Allegedly Smashed A Glass Door

As if six different audiotapes screaming “bitch,” “c**t” and “gold digging whore” weren’t enough, now there are alleged Mel Gibson text messages. Radar Online reports that on January 7, 2010…

Jessica Wakeman | July 22, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Mel Gibson Allegedly Pointed Gun And Threatened To Kill Oksana, Their Baby, And Himself

Trust me, at this point I am crazy tired of writing about how nasty a dude Mel Gibson is. But this new revelation is so shocking, I had to share…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 21, 2010 - 5:10 pm

“Abusers” Reality Show Brings Real-Life Domestic Violence Abusers Into Your Living Room

People on reality shows of yore have eaten bugs, had catfights over men, and stabbed each other in the back for a chance to work for The Donald.

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Mel Gibson’s Screaming Rant At Ex #5: Profanity By The Numbers

Alleged phone call snippet #5 between Mel Gibson and ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva is out and this time they’re fighting about that thorniest of relationship woes: $$$. Apparently, crazy-rich crazy celebrities…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Mel Gibson’s Screaming Rant At Ex #4: Profanity By The Numbers

Memo to future girlfriends of Mel Gibson: he wants a blowjob before the Jacuzzi, got it?

Another day, another snippet of an alleged abusive screaming phone call from Mel…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2010 - 4:09 pm

Mel Gibson’s Latest Screaming Rant At Ex: Profanity And Death Threats By The Numbers

So. Mel Gibson, you might have heard, has some issues with misogyny and black people. The last alleged leaked audio of Gibson ranting at his ex-girlfriend was damning as hell.

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2010 - 4:20 pm

“Urkel” Star Jaleel White Accused Of Domestic Abuse

No, not Steve Urkel, too! “Family Matters” star Jaleel White has been accused of physically abusing his child’s mother in some very un-Urkel-like behavior. The woman claims two weeks ago,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 9, 2010 - 6:30 pm
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