Most rape crisis and domestic-violence programs wouldn’t survive without government funding that ties them to the police—and it’s left advocates trapped in a toxic dynamic.
With stay-at-home orders forcing victims to shelter with their abusers, and more ballots likely to be mailed, victims of domestic abuse face a new kind of threat.
Domestic violence victims fleeing their abusers are increasingly being charged with kidnapping, and losing parental rights—even when escape is the only way to survive.
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."