abuse

Games News

The Games Industry Is Wrestling With Multiple New Allegations of Abuse

As more accusations roll through, so do more responses from the people being accused of misconduct.
Patrick Klepek
9.10.19
Health

When He Throws Your Birth Control Pills in the Garbage

Pressuring someone not to use birth control is called reproductive coercion and it's a form of intimate partner violence.
Kimberly Lawson
8.13.19
tech-social-media

When Myspace Was King, Employees Abused a Tool Called ‘Overlord’ to Spy on Users

Several employees were caught abusing the tool, which let them read users’ messages and passwords.
Joseph Cox
6.25.19
Sex

How to Tell if Your BDSM Relationship Is Abusive

A psychologist explains the line between a healthy exchange of power and potentially fatal abuse.
Matthew Terrell
4.4.19
Sex

Why I Decided to Start Kink Shaming Myself

I've invited abuse into my sex life for too long.
James Greig
3.25.19
Music

We Asked Wedding DJs How They Feel About Playing Michael Jackson's Music

“If some of us don’t take a stand as professionals, we’re kind of enabling him.”
Noel Ransome
3.14.19
Essays

'Leaving Neverland' Is a Reckoning for Michael Jackson Fans

The HBO documentary asks viewers to bear witness to the allegations of abuse against the late pop star.
Ann-Derrick Gaillot
3.4.19
Dating

A Collection of Revolting Texts From Men Who Got Rejected

"No wonder you're still alone. Enjoy masturbating forever."
Laura Roscioli
2.21.19
Comics!

'Abusive Relationship,' Today's Comic by Nina Vandenbempt

Nina Vandenbempt shows five subtle signs of an abusive relationship.
Nina Vandenbempt
2.17.19
Comics!

'Frass,' Today's Comic by Margot Ferrick

A frightened pet gets harassed by their owner.
Margot Ferrick
2.15.19
Noisey News

Ryan Adams Accused of Manipulation and Abuse in New Report

The New York Times interviewed a number of women who allege that Adams offered them chances to advance their careers while also pursuing them sexually. Through a lawyer, he denied the accusations.
Colin Joyce
2.14.19
mental health

This Is the Difference Between Normal Fighting and Verbal Abuse

A psychologist gives us six examples of verbal abuse in a relationship.
Juli Fraga
2.1.19
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