Posts tagged "violence"

Fire At Planned Parenthood Clinic In Washington State Was Arson

Weeks after a major anti-abortion demonstration took place at a Washington State Planned Parenthood clinic, a fire broke out early Friday morning. As if they didn’t have enough to deal…

Katrin Higher | September 5, 2015 - 4:00 pm

No, Jaylen Fryberg Was Not Mentally Ill

Radar is calling it “shocking” and “bizarre” that Jaylen Fryberg’s friends and classmates miss him, that they have good things to say about him, and that they’ve built a memorial…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 27, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Man Murders Mother Of Three For Rejecting His Advances

Mary “Unique” Spears, a 27-year-old mother of three, had just left the funeral of a relative on Saturday when a man she’d never met began harassing her under the guise…

Claire Hannum | October 8, 2014 - 2:00 pm

This Domestic Gun Violence PSA Is Hard To Watch, But It’s So Important

When gun violence is addressed, the first thing that comes to mind are horrific mass shootings, but one of the most common victims of gun violence are women with abusive…

Claire Hannum | July 31, 2014 - 2:30 pm

2 Dead In Nevada Middle School Shooting

Details remain sparse, but Nevada police say two people are dead after a shooting at Sparks Middle School shortly after 7am local time this morning. The shooter is among the…

Newser | October 21, 2013 - 1:10 pm

RIP Society: 8-Year-Old Black Boy In Texas Shot In Face By White Man While Playing Tag

An eight-year-old boy in Dallas, Texas, was shot in the face on Tuesday in yet another horrific act of gun violence. Donald Maiden, Jr. was allegedly playing tag around an…

Jessica Wakeman | September 6, 2013 - 12:20 pm

The Standard Hotel Comes Under Fire For Trivializing Violence Against Women In Their Latest Ad Campaign

Sorry, André Balazs, but The Standard is maybe the least “edgy” boutique hotel chain of all time. Sure, it’s got the name recognition, the possibility of a celebrity sighting (or…

Rachel Krause | August 27, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Bryan Cranston Admits That He Once Fantasized About Killing An Ex-Girlfriend

“What happened to Walt is something I related to … If I’m truly honest with myself. I’ve come to realize that I think everybody is capable of [transforming into a…

Ami Angelowicz | July 17, 2013 - 12:40 pm

“One Billion Rising” Empowers Incarcerated Men & Women To Break The Cycle Of Violence

Aside from it being Valentine’s Day, February 14 was also the day of the One Billion Rising campaign, which aims to end violence against women. Violence is cyclical, so it…

Julie Gerstein | February 15, 2013 - 2:20 pm

True Story: A Subway Car Full Of People Watched A Woman Assault A Man And Did Nothing

When you live in New York City, it’s impossible not to find yourself inadvertently in the middle of someone else’s crazy. Sometimes it’s a domestic dispute and sometimes it’s a…

Ami Angelowicz | February 11, 2013 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: On Proving Masculinity

Hello from out here in Man Card America, where proving your masculinity to the dude-friends who are vigilantly looking to revoke your “Man Card” if you get caught engaging in…

Dan Solomon | December 21, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: How A Gun-Loving West Texas Girl Learned To Fear Assault Weapons

I love guns. I’m from West Texas — most of us harbor respect for guns, if not outright love.

I vacillate between the high sixties and the mid…

Haley B. Elkins | December 19, 2012 - 1:00 pm

“Bad Barbies” Girl Gang Terrorizing The Bronx

There’s a girl gang called the “Bad Barbies” in The Bronx who are an offshoot of a larger Latino gang throughout New York City. Hmm, ladies, this is not…

Jessica Wakeman | December 18, 2012 - 5:00 pm

True Story: This Morning, I Watched A Man Commit Domestic Violence While Bystanders Did Nothing

This morning, something weird happened: I woke up at 5:30 a.m. as alert as if I had been mainlining espresso. Anyone who knows me knows waking up at even 8…

Jessica Wakeman | November 13, 2012 - 11:00 am

Today’s Lady News: Women’s Experience Of Violence Linked To Risky Sex

Women who’ve experienced violence — whether it’s watching a violent crime or being abused themselves — are more likely to engage in risky sex, according to a new study.

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Bangladesh Woman Cuts Off Accused Rapist’s Penis

A 40-year-old woman in Bangladesh cut off the penis of a man she said tried to sexually assault her. She then took it to the local police station as evidence.

Jessica Wakeman | May 31, 2011 - 2:40 pm

“The Boyfriend Trainer” Video Game Teaches Tweens To Slap Their Boyfriends

Given all the video games that depict women in sexist and degrading roles, it’s about time someone made a video game offensive to men. (Sarcasm, people.) Meet “The Boyfriend Trainer,”…

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Sarah Palin Lashes Out At Media After Gabrielle Giffords Shooting In Tucson

Sarah Palin has lashed out at critics who say her at-times violence-tinged political rhetoric influenced Jared Lee Loughner, the man who shot 14 people this weekend in Tuscon,

Jessica Wakeman | January 12, 2011 - 2:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Remembering Christina Green, 9, Victim Of Tucson Shooting

A remembrance of Tucson, Arizona shooting victim, nine-year-old Christina Green, who had recently won a seat on her student council and just wanted to meet her local politician, Gabrielle…

Jessica Wakeman | January 11, 2011 - 7:30 pm