Domestic Violence

Bill Cosby Sued For Calling Three Accusers Liars

Bill Cosby Sued For Calling Three Accusers Liars

Last week, I mentioned that Bill Cosby has mounted a ham-handed effort to discredit the women who have come forward to claim that he sexually assaulted them several years ago. Cosby has retained several private detectives to mine for anything potentially negative in the accusers’ pasts. Even if Cosby is exonerated, this tactic could potentially […]

Nephew Chuck Norrises Uncle For Attempted Rape Of Girlfriend

Nephew Chuck Norrises Uncle For Attempted Rape Of Girlfriend

No, this isn’t the latest cast addition to ?The Walking Dead? ? this is 52-year-old Conway, South Carolina resident, William Mattson. After hearing strange noises coming from inside a bedroom he shared with his girlfriend in his father’s home, one 27-year-old man kicked down the door and Chuck Norris?d his uncle like he’d just entered […]

Bill Cosby Launches Smear Campaign Against Women Accusing Him Of Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby Launches Smear Campaign Against Women Accusing Him Of Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby got a couple of economy-sized lumps of coal on Sunday. Both the New York Post and The New York Times reported that Cosby has launched an ugly and nakedly aggressive effort to discredit the women who have come forward to claim that he raped and sexually assaulted them. The Post reported that Cosby […]

Austin Cop: ‘You Act Like A Whore, You Get Treated Like One!’

Austin Cop: ‘You Act Like A Whore, You Get Treated Like One!’

A police officer in Austin is out of a job after being caught on tape telling a local reporter that a woman deserves to get beaten if she’s acting “like a whore.” Last week, Joy Diaz of KUT, the NPR member in Austin, was waiting outside the headquarters of the Austin Police Association, the local […]

Those Who Helped Charles C. Johnson Smear ‘Jackie’ Are The Worst People In The World

Those Who Helped Charles C. Johnson Smear ‘Jackie’ Are The Worst People In The World

Charles C. Johnson is showing no sign of letting up on his disgusting campaign to out “Jackie,” the University of Virginia junior who says she was brutally gang-raped in her freshman year. Since Sunday night, the right-wing blogger and provocateur has made several posts on his blog, GotNews, revealing what he claims to be details […]

Former Suitemate Of Alleged University of Virginia Gang-Rape Victim: ‘This Is Not a Hoax’

Former Suitemate Of Alleged University of Virginia Gang-Rape Victim: ‘This Is Not a Hoax’

Students at the University of Virginia opened Monday’s edition of their student newspaper to find a letter from junior Emily Clark, a former suitemate of “Jackie,” the now-junior who claims to have been the victim of a brutal gang-rape in her freshman year. Clark wrote in to defend Jackie, who touched off a firestorm when […]

New Anti-Rape Comic Dawns A New Era Of Supershero (IMAGES)

New Anti-Rape Comic Dawns A New Era Of Supershero (IMAGES)

An awesome new comic is on the horizon, dawning (hopefully) an era of a new kind of superhero. Illustrated by Dan Goldman and co-written by Ram Devinenin and Vikas K. Menon, Priya’s Shakti is a comic based on Hindu mythology that focuses on a female rape survivor who partners with Goddess Parvati in order to […]

Rolling Stone Backpedals On Shocking University Of Virginia Sexual Assault Allegations

Rolling Stone Backpedals On Shocking University Of Virginia Sexual Assault Allegations

Last week, I mentioned that the University of Virginia shuttered all of its fraternities in the wake of disturbing revelations about rape and sexual assault on campus. The most chilling revelation came from an article in Rolling Stone in which “Jackie,” a junior, claimed that she was gang-raped in her freshman year at a party […]

Indiana Couple Charged With Neglecting And Starving Granddaughter

Indiana Couple Charged With Neglecting And Starving Granddaughter

A couple in Anderson, Indiana is in jail on charges that they committed one of the most horrific crimes uncovered in recent memory. Police say that they starved their 15-year-old granddaughter until she was basically skin and bones by the time she was rescued.   On Monday, several concerned relatives brought the girl to St. […]

University Of Virginia Temporarily Shutters Fraternities Due To Rape Scandal

University Of Virginia Temporarily Shutters Fraternities Due To Rape Scandal

The University of Virginia has suspended all of its fraternities for the remainder of the semester in the wake of a series of horrific revelations about rape and sexual assault on campus. The first bombshell dropped on Wednesday in the form of an article in Rolling Stone. In it, “Jackie”–then a freshman, now a junior–told […]

Glenn Beck: AP Raped Bill Cosby When It Asked About Sexual Assault Allegations

Glenn Beck: AP Raped Bill Cosby When It Asked About Sexual Assault Allegations

Glenn Beck isn’t too happy that the Associated Press released an interview in which one of its reporters asked Bill Cosby about allegations that he raped a woman several years ago. How outraged was he? He thinks the AP essentially raped Cosby when it asked about the allegations. On November 6, AP reporter Brett Zongker […]

Capital Calendar Girls Are Giving Back In An Epic Way

Capital Calendar Girls Are Giving Back In An Epic Way

Thirty-three Tallahassee, Florida women, mostly mothers, ranging in age from 19-49, are setting out to help others while having a lot of fun. Capital Calendar Girls have created a glamorous, vintage inspired, ?pin-up? style calendar. All proceeds from calendar sales will be donated to Refuge House, an organization benefiting people affected by domestic violence and […]

New York Cop Had Woman Molest Child On Skype

New York Cop Had Woman Molest Child On Skype

Last year, New York City was roiled by news that a New York Police Department sergeant had been charged with possession and solicitation of child pornography. But that wasn’t even the half of it. On Thursday, it was revealed that NYPD internal affairs investigators obtained Skype chat logs showing the cop instructing a woman on […]

Ray Rice Costumes Turn Halloween Ugly

Ray Rice Costumes Turn Halloween Ugly

  Let’s be clear. Halloween?is?ugly. That’s the way most of us like it. We cuddle on a couch and watch Freddie Krueger or Michael Myers, or we dress up as zombies and goblins. However, the recent string of offensive costumes has been causing controversy across the United States. Recent photos have surfaced online of people […]

Chris Brown Offers Advice To Ray Rice

Chris Brown Offers Advice To Ray Rice

In the wake of the Ray Rice scandal, in which the Baltimore Ravens running back was revealed to be a batterer, a lot of opinion has been flying around. We’ve not heard much from other batterers, though. Chris Brown to the rescue! Rihanna’s ex offered this advice to the embattled Rice via an interview with […]

Abused Women Used Twitter To Explain #WhyIStayed — The Reasons May Surprise You

Abused Women Used Twitter To Explain #WhyIStayed — The Reasons May Surprise You

Domestic violence survivor Beverly Gooden didn’t watch the video that shows Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice cold-cocking his then fiance (now his wife) Janay Palmer in an elevator. It would have been a painful trigger for her?–a?visual of domestic violence that is too real and painful to watch. So it wasn’t the video that […]

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