violence against women
Recent Murders Of Female Joggers Highlight How Unsafe Women Are Everywhere
We can’t even work out without fearing for our lives.
Battered Woman Denied Clemency, Faces 15 More Years For Failing To Protect Children
The man who actually abused her and her children served only two years.
Dr. Dre (Finally) Apologizes For Abusive Past: “I Deeply Regret What I Did”
In the wake of “Straight Outta Compton”‘s box office success and renewed attention on his past abuse of many woman, Dr. Dre has finally apologized for this behavior in a…
“Because She Laughed At Me”: Killer Explains Why He Shot Family Trying To Help Him
Jesus Deniz shot and killed a Crow couple who tried to help him when he ran out of gas.
The Soapbox: Professional Sports Doesn’t Care About Women
On Tuesday, the New York Liberty—resident WNBA team at Madison Square Garden—announced that Isiah Thomas would be coming on board as president and part-owner of the team.If that name sounds…
Turkish Men Marched In Miniskirts For Women’s Rights Over The Weekend
Last week, a Turkish university student named Ozgecan Aslan was viciously murdered at the hands of a bus driver she’d trusted to get her safely home. The 20-year-old reportedly fought against a sexual assault before…
NYU Student Filmed Himself Setting A Woman On Fire And Serenading Her
Jaime Castano, a 20-year-old former NYU student is being charged with reckless endangerment and assault for having “allegedly” set fire to the bedding of a sleeping female classmate and then…
Asshole Sets Woman’s House On Fire For Rejecting His Advances On Facebook
James Graham, a 37-year-old man from Kentucky, has been indicted on several charges after, police say, he set fire to a woman’s house because she rejected his advances on Facebook.
The Soapbox: TIME Shouldn’t Question #WhyIStayed
While the direct blame for abuse rests solely on the abusers, we live in a culture that supports and perpetuates the cycle of violence. It is on all of us…
What To Do When Someone You Love Stays In An Abusive Relationship
I’ll try to write about this with as little abject fury as possible. Yesterday morning, my Facebook feed was full of sympathetic posts about Janay Rice, some good burgeoning conversations…
Why I Married My Abuser
My ex-husband was the most romantic person I’ve ever met. He also hit me on the day we got married, while I was wearing my wedding dress.
RIP Society: Oklahoma City Police Officer Arrested For Sexually Assaulting 7 Women
To protect and serve, huh? Oklahoma City police arrested fellow cop Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, yesterday for rape and sexual battery against seven Black women.
Oklahoma City Police…