Posts tagged "self defense"

Know Your Knife Rights: Why The L.A. Shooting Victim Wasn’t Killed Because Of His Swiss Army Knife

Last night, a Black man in Los Angeles was fatally shot by police officers for carrying a Swiss Army knife. Before I proceed, I want to be clear that someone…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 6, 2014 - 9:45 am

“Men’s Rights” Group Whines About Sexual Assault Awareness Month Self Defense Class

Who could possibly have a problem with free self defense classes hosted by the Glendale, California, Police Department in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month?

So-called “men’s rights”

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2014 - 5:00 pm

5 Favorite Things I Learned At My Self-Defense Class

Earlier this month, my friend and I found ourselves punching tufts of air while hysterically laughing throughout our first self-defense class. At 11 a.m. on a Saturday morning, I was…

Daley Quinn | October 8, 2012 - 11:00 am

5 Self-Defense Books For Women (Who Want To Lose A Fight)

Ladies, it is time to chew bubblegum and to kick ass. And we are all out of bubblegum, kick, and ass! These are five self-defense books so bad that by…

Cracked | January 15, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Alleged NYC Subway Groper Caught (And Was Turned In By His Brother!)

Last week, we were kvelling about Shyane DeJesus, a 22-year-old college student in New York City who fought back when she was groped by a man while waiting for a…

Jessica Wakeman | November 7, 2011 - 4:40 pm

The Woman Who Beat Up Her Subway Groper Gets Animation Treatment

We get some weird email here at The Frisky and the weirdest one I’ve received today is definitely the main item from yesterday’s Today’s Lady News column … animated. Yes,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 4, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Choose Your Weapon: Hurt Couture’s Killer Jewelry

Would you wear a belt buckle that doubles as a weapon? A bracelet that could cut a bitch? Then you’ll probably want to check out Hurt Couture’s line of pain-

Julie Gerstein | September 1, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Crave: Pepper Spray Ring

If you ask us, a little pepper spray isn’t such a bad thing. We wouldn’t want it in our eyes, but we definitely like to have some in our purse…

Lily Q | June 23, 2009 - 5:00 pm