abuse

bdsm

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
women

Twitter Harassment of Woman Journalists and Politicians Happens Every 30 Seconds, Study Finds

The study by Amnesty International is purportedly the largest ever to examine the way women are harassed online at this scale.
Samantha Cole
12.18.18
When Spies Come Home

How to Tell If Your Partner is Spying on Your Phone

"Stalkerware" apps let abusers monitor their partner's phones and track their locations—without them knowing.
Samantha Cole
12.12.18
Unfollow Me

'I Absolutely Have PTSD': When Stalking Ruins Your Mental Health

Stalking doesn't just end when the perpetrator leaves you alone. It can have a lifelong and damaging impact on some victims' mental health.
Dominique Sisley
12.3.18
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