domestic violence

true crime
true crime

Why Brutal Domestic Violence Is Dismissed as 'Role Play'

Disgraced ex-NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman masqueraded as feminist and suggested he just liked weird sex. Neither was the truth.
Sonja Sharp
5.9.18
Art
Art

Ana Mendieta Fought for Women's Rights and Paid with Blood

The fearless artist was outspoken about issues like campus rape and domestic violence when they were still taboo.
Miss Rosen
4.30.18
crime
crime

This State Made It Easier for Judges to Keep Domestic Abusers Off the Street

A seemingly obscure rule change in Arizona last week could help reshape how "lethality assessments" are used across America.
Sonja Sharp
4.10.18
crime
crime

A Grisly New Year's Killing Shows How Little We Know About Murder-Suicides

After a 26-year-old mother was stabbed to death and her husband found hanging from a tree, experts and advocates pointed to glaring cracks in the system.
Sonja Sharp
1.17.18
Views My Own
Views My Own

I Cheered for Floyd Mayweather Because We're Both Black Men and I Regret It

And it's deeper than just skin color. It's also the systems that make that an issue.
Noel Ransome
8.28.17
relationships
relationships

I Didn't Realize I Was in an Abusive Relationship Until I Was Out of It

Irene Wakefield started an organization to help young New Zealanders avoid going through what she did.
Sophie Gray
8.3.17
relationships
relationships

What I Learned Surviving an Abusive Relationship

I don't need your pity. I need you to help make noise.
Paige H
6.29.17
domestic violence
domestic violence

After My Boyfriend Murdered Our Son, I Found Healing at the Gun Range

He shot me, too, with a 9mm Glock. Now that's the gun I keep at home.
Shannon Paolini as told to Max Siegelbaum
6.28.17
crime
crime

The Scary Loophole That Lets Stalkers Have Guns

Stalking is extremely common in America. Another thing that's super common? Gun ownership.
Kerry Shaw
6.23.17
protest
protest

Meet the Activists Occupying a British Prison

Activists want the government to turn the shuttered prison into a women's refuge center.
Jade Jackman
6.1.17
Black Women's Defense League
Black Women's Defense League

This Group of Black Women Is Taking Up Arms to Fight Racism and Misogyny

What radical black womanist politics organized around self-defense actually looks like, and why it matters.
Wilbert L. Cooper
2.8.17
Stuff
Stuff

Hairstylists in Illinois Now Have to Get Trained in Domestic Violence Prevention

Not all of them think it's a good idea.
Sean Neumann
1.17.17