Posts tagged "domestic violence"

Study: 50 Shades Of Grey “Perpetuates” Abusive Relationships

50 Shades Of Grey is still a thing people are talking about, I guess?  But the latest news isn’t casting rumors for the big screen adaption of E.L. James’ kinky…

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Florida Man Murders Wife, Posts Photo Of Her Dead Body On Facebook

What the fucking fuck?! All domestic violence is horrible. This domestic violence incident has an extra layer of horribleness: Derek Medina of Miami, Florida, fatally shot his wife, Jennifer Alfonso,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Says “Lovelace” Is Not So Realistic

“In real life, [Linda Lovelance’s experience in porn] was much more violent. I don’t think people could have watched. For instance, there’s a gang-rape scene, in which [Lovelace’s husband] Chuck…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2013 - 4:30 pm

How To Help Marissa Alexander, Jailed In Florida For Firing A Warning Shot At Her Abusive Husband

We haven’t forgotten about Marissa Alexander, an African-American mother of three who fired a warning shot at a wall — not a person — to scare off her abusive husband.

Jessica Wakeman | July 31, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Emma Roberts Arrested For Domestic Violence Against Boyfriend Evan Peters

Emma Roberts was arrested for domestic violence against her boyfriend Evan Peters, one of the stars of “American Horror Story,” on July 7 in Montreal. According to TMZ, a third…

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2013 - 10:40 am

Saudi Women’s Rights Activists Sentenced To 10 Months In Prison For Helping Abused Woman

A Saudi Arabian judge will hear an appeal on Friday from two women’s rights activists who were sentenced to 10 months in prison apiece for trying to help a woman…

Jessica Wakeman | July 10, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Nigella Lawson And Charles Saatchi Getting Divorced; He Issues Douchey Statement About It

Last month, the world was shocked when pictures surfaced of celebrity chef Nigella Lawson being choked by her art collector husband Charles Saatchi in a London restaurant. Over the course…

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2013 - 11:20 am

50 Cent Charged With Domestic Violence For Allegedly Kicking Ex Girlfriend

50 Cent is in trouble. TMZ is reporting that the rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, has been charged with domestic violence for allegedly kicking his ex girlfriend and baby mama…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 5, 2013 - 10:30 am

Nigella Lawson Choking Incident Was 27 Minutes Long

The incident in which Nigella Lawson’s husband Charles Saatchi was photographed choking her at a London restaurant four times happened over 27 minutes. Twenty-seven minutes people were watching and…

Jessica Wakeman | June 25, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Frisky By The Numbers: Scary Number Of Teens In Jordan Support “Honor Killings”

Here’s a horrifying statistic that should make us all stop and think: a study of teenagers in Amman, Jordan found that half of the boys and one-fifth of the girls…

Jessica Wakeman | June 25, 2013 - 11:40 am

Frisky By The Numbers: Intimate Partner Violence Is Everywhere

A cold, hard statistic to swallow: one in three women around the world age 15 and older has suffered abuse at the hands of a partner, according to a new…

Julie Gerstein And Jessica Wakeman | June 20, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Not This Crap Again: CNN Says Nigella Lawson Looks “Weak,” “Subservient” Regarding Abuse Photos

It’s not exactly a secret that CNN needs some help covering violence against women issues correctly. Remember when the Steubenville gang rape verdict was handed out and CNN was sooo

Jessica Wakeman | June 18, 2013 - 5:00 pm

TMZ Publishes Photos Of Evelyn Lozada Bleeding After Chad Ochocinco Assault

Nearly a year ago, Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson was arrested for domestic violence after he headbutted his new wife Evelyn Lozada. She hastily filed for divorce, just six weeks after their…

Jessica Wakeman | June 18, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Rightwing British Politician Tweets Sexual Joke About Nigella Lawson’s Domestic Abuse

Today in RIP Society: the chairman of Britain’s far-right political party the British National Party tweeted an inappropriately sexual comment about those pictures showing art collector Charles Saatchi choking his

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2013 - 1:20 pm

UPDATE: Nigella Lawson Photographed Being Choked By Husband Charles Saatchi In Restaurant

UPDATE, 1:30p.m. — In a statement to the UK’s Standard newspaper, where Charles Saatchi is a columnist, he claimed the couple was having a “playful tiff” and said he was only…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2013 - 11:20 am

Sir Patrick Stewart Meets And Embraces Domestic Violence Victim

And now for further proof that Sir Patrick Stewart — best known, to me at least, for playing Captain Jean Luc Picard on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” — is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 30, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Women, Action & The Media Calls On Facebook To Address Gender-Based Hate Speech

Feminist media group Women, Action & The Media (WAM) has called upon Facebook to address gender-based hate speech on the site, in particular groups and pages that condone rape…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2013 - 6:20 pm

Kelly Rowland Airs Her “Dirty Laundry” About Beyonce, Domestic Abuse, Fame

Pause your Spotify and listen to Kelly Rowland’s new song “Dirty Laundry” (after the jump) — not only is it intense, but it’s really good. She sings about how hard…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2013 - 12:40 pm

15-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Acid Attack Against London Woman

Last month a 28-year-old woman answered the door of her East London home to have a bottle of acid squirted in her face and on the pet chihuahua in her…

Jessica Wakeman | May 13, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Cleveland Hero Charles Ramsey Did Prison Time For Domestic Abuse

The Smoking Gun has discovered that Charles Ramsey, the man who helped rescue three women from captivity, did prison time from three domestic abuse convictions. Ramsey was arrested in…

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2013 - 7:00 pm
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