In this excerpt from her new book ‘Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers,” our columnist explains how American women's obsession with the Laci Peterson murder wasn't about tabloid TV addiction, but a darker truth many of them lived themselves.
For years her partner degraded her, beat her, made her feel unworthy. But when he hit her in public while she was pregnant, the writer found inspiration to flee—and never looked back.
Nearly every mass shooting in the past few years has been perpetrated by a man with a history of abuse. So where’s the public outcry for this chronic threat to women’s lives?
Ice-skating looks beautiful on the rink. But the brutal world we saw depicted in “I, Tonya” is one this writer knows is real—she lived through it, too.
Michigan is just the latest state to consider this fathers'-rights-supported measure, which, despite the euphemistic name, poses a big problem for victims of domestic violence.
For every mass shooting on the national news, there are countless smaller gun-related murders the media overlooks perpetrated by angry men who can't bear rejection.
Some NFL fans are threatening to boycott in response to players kneeling in protest during the National Anthem while others threaten to boycott if Colin Kaepernik isn't signed. It's the latest battle over who gets to define what is "unAmerican."
The man who mowed down anti-racist activist Heather Heyer and injured 35 others used to beat his mother. And he's far from the only white supremacist with a history of domestic violence.
Not everyone can bring themselves to report a rape. But those who do will be punished by Senate Republicans, who are trying to ram through their gruesome AHCA bill.
America has always condemned other nations for religion-based oppression of their citizenry. But are our evangelical lawmakers really so different from other political fundamentalists?