Posts tagged "domestic violence"

Teen Domestic Violence On The Rise

It seems Judy McGuire’s fantastic piece, “Girl Talk: How To Avoid Dating An Abusive Freak,” was eeirily and unfortunately timely. The New York Times reports that due to a rise in teen domestic violence, many states are instituting programs designed to educate young people about the signs of abuse and the dangers those in abusive…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 4, 2009

Poll: Does The Term “Wife Beater Tank-Top” Offend You?

A couple weeks ago we did a post on this awesome, but expensive tank-top/garter combo from Kiki De Montparnasse — because the tank was the kind with the ribbing, I used what I thought was the most common term for the tank itself. A wife beater. Last night, I got an email from a reader…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 21, 2008

Monday Quickies!

Muffin Top: Why yes, there IS such a thing as too small! [College Candy]
A domestic violence activist was killed by her ex-boyfriend this weekend. [Feministing]
Important questions to ask in a relationship, without sounding like a psycho. [Boinkology]
How not to become a desperate housewife. [Guardian U.K.]
A teenage sex change. [Tango]
Five commo…

Annika Harris / July 7, 2008

Second Chance For “Accidental” Face Mangler

Oof, Dear Sugar got a little deep this week. Anonymous posted a “Group Therapy” topic called “My Boyfriend Accidently Hit Me”, asking for advice as to whether she should give him a second chance. To recap the incident: Boyfriend got drunk, passed out in bed. Girlfriend stayed up chatting with brother. Girlfriend tried to go…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 8, 2008
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