Posts tagged "domestic violence"

Dating Don’ts: Helping A Friend Who’s Being Hit

“Why does she stay?” is the question most often asked when we hear about someone involved in an abusive relationship. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the least helpful things you…

Judy McGuire | August 13, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Abusive Boyfriend Dies Trying To Kill Girlfriend

In London’s West End, a 30-year-old man threw his girlfriend through the window of a Banana Republic store. Instead of killing her, a shard of glass snapped out and stabbed…

Simcha | August 13, 2009 - 11:10 am

British Youth Get Domestic Violence 101

During grad school, I worked part-time in a gift shop for extra money. I’ll never forget the day glamorous, model-esque bookkeeper Lucy came into work wearing dark Chanel sunglasses. I…

Ami Angelowicz | August 11, 2009 - 8:50 pm

Chris Brown Gets His Slap On The Wrist Today

Boyfriend of the Year Chris Brown is getting his slap on the wrist in a L.A. courtroom today and then appearing on “Larry King Live” (reportedly after Oprah’s camp said

Jessica Wakeman | August 5, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Support Victims Of Domestic Violence With Just A Few Simple Clicks

Last week our own Judy McGuire shared her story of being in an abusive relationship. This week, she emailed me to let me know that Safe Horizons, a NYC-based domestic…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 31, 2009 - 6:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Schwarzenegger Cuts All Of CA’s Funding For Domestic Violence Programs

California’s governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, cut all of the funding—$16.3 million in total—for domestic violence programs from the 2009-10 state budget. State Assembly members say many shelters rely on that funding…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Poll: Will Chris Brown Ever Be A Role Model?

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Jessica Wakeman | July 21, 2009 - 4:10 pm

Chris Brown’s Apology Video: Too Scripted, Too Vague, Too Irresponsible

Chris Brown released an apology video to Rihanna on his YouTube page last night and it’s hella random.

Unlike the other YouTube video he put out in May,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 21, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Foreign Battered Women May Be Granted Asylum In The U.S.

Foreign victims of domestic violence may finally be able to escape their abuse; the Obama administration has instated a new policy that may grant some of these victims asylum in…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 16, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Unfair Treatment Of Women In Domestic Violence Cases?

For some 20 years, campaigners have argued that courtrooms don’t treat men and woman equally when it comes to domestic violence homicides. According to them, “Judges have been known to…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 27, 2009 - 11:00 am

Domestic Violence Happens When No One Is Looking

Finally, an advertisement that doesn’t offend us! Amnesty International has installed a new anti-domestic-abuse ad at a bus stop in Hamburg, Germany that uses cutting edge technology to make its…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 26, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Turkey Is Berated For Ignoring Domestic Violence

For the first time in its history, the European Court of Rights has ruled against a state for overlooking a domestic violence case, reported The Wall Street Journal. The court…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 10, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Five More Reasons We Still Need Feminism

Sirens siren Heather Wood Rudulph has written a piece for Huffington Post about five reasons we still need feminism, including the recent murder of abortion provider, Dr. George Tiller, and…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Saudi Arabia: Where The Recession Is A Real Slap in The Face

Have you ever spent so much money you wanted slap yourself? Well, now you don’t have to! Thanks to a Saudi Arabian court, if a wife spends too much of…

Simcha | May 11, 2009 - 6:45 pm

Domestic Violence PSA Too Violent For TV

The anti-violence PSA starring Keira Knightley that we shared with you earlier this month won’t be airing. British advertising overseer Clearcast wants several scenes cut from the ad because they’re…

Catherine Strawn | April 28, 2009 - 7:15 pm

Keira Knightley Gets Domestically Abused

The British anti-violence charity Women’s Aid just released this PSA starring Keira Knightley and directed by Joe Wright (“Atonement” and “Pride and Prejudice”). “I wanted to take place…

Catherine Strawn | April 2, 2009 - 12:45 pm

The #1 Reason Guys Beat Up Their Girlfriends

Rihanna may think that she’s back to making sweet music together with her battering boyfriend, but she is sadly mistaken if she thinks he will never hit her again. Men…

YourTango.com | March 17, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Chris Brown And Rihanna Recording Duet

Chris Brown and Rihanna are supposedly in a Santa Monica studio recording a duet. WTF?! Has Rihanna not seen “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” Well, if Tina Turner,…

Simcha | March 12, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Breaking News: Chris Brown Charged With Two Felonies

The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office has officially charged Chris Brown with felony assault and making criminal threats for allegedly assaulting Rihanna. According to the search warrant that was leaked…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 5, 2009 - 4:35 pm

Rihanna, Chris Brown, & Forgiveness: Can She? Should She? And Is It Too Soon?

Ever since the news broke that Rihanna had (allegedly) been beaten by her boyfriend Chris Brown, I’ve been saying that there would be no way she would take him back,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 2, 2009 - 3:00 pm
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