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Domestic Violence

  1. lawsuits
    Ricky Martin Is Suing His Nephew for $20 MillionAnother anonymous complaint of sexual assault has been filed, allegedly from Martin’s nephew.
  2. power
    A Domestic-Violence Helpline for AbusersIf a perpetrator reaches out, it shows they want to do better. But what happens after they hang up?
  3. survivors
    Survivors on the Indignity of the Depp-Heard Verdict“The law is not our friend.”
  4. action item
    Where to Donate to Support Domestic-Violence SurvivorsThe aftermath of the Depp v. Heard trial is as good a time as any to volunteer time or resources.
  5. depp v. heard
    The Verdict Proved Her PointIf Amber Heard didn’t feel “the full force of our culture’s wrath” before, she sure suffers it now.
  6. lawsuits
    Johnny Depp and Amber Heard React to the Defamation Verdict“The jury gave me my life back,” Depp wrote on Instagram.
  7. power
    Amber Heard Says She Gets ‘Thousands’ of Death Threats a Day“I am harassed, humiliated, threatened every single day, even just walking into this courtroom,” she testified as Heard v. Depp wraps up.
  8. stan culture
    Amber Heard Addresses Johnny Depp Stans and Social Media in New TestimonyShe told the jury that Depp promised her “global humiliation.”
  9. power
    Fans Are Spending Thousands to See the Depp v. Heard TrialSome traveled cross-country, camping outside the Virginia courthouse for the chance to be among the trial spectators.
  10. power
    Which Women Do We Choose to Believe?Amber Heard claims an extremely famous man abused her for years. Why do so many people hate her for it?
  11. allegations
    How Amber Heard ‘Figured Out’ Johnny Depp Lost His FingerAmber Heard sobbed at points during her second day of testimony.
  12. not cool
    Johnny Depp Stans Are Now Attacking a Court PsychologistHell hath no fury like the fandom of a man accused of domestic violence.
  13. cancellations
    Shahs of Sunset Reportedly Canceled After 9 SeasonsThe news comes shortly after Shahs mainstay Mike Shouhed was arrested for domestic violence.
  14. allegations
    Director Amy Berg Says She Was Stalked Online While Making Phoenix Rising“There’s a lot of like online stalking in that world, the Brian Warner world, so we had to take a look at that.”
  15. arrests
    Home Alone’s Devin Ratray Arrested on Domestic Violence ChargesAccording to the police report, Ratray violently assaulted his girlfriend after she gave out autographed photos of him without charging for them.
  16. crime
    Domestic Violence Survivors Don’t Just ‘Snap’Mindy Dodd was convicted of murdering her abuser. Then came the TV cameras.
  17. crime
    Andy Dick Arrested and Facing Felony Domestic Violence ChargesDick was arrested for the second time this year on Monday.
  18. the law
    Tyga Arrested for Alleged Domestic ViolenceThe alleged crime against his ex-girlfriend, Camaryn Swanson, is a felony.
  19. power
    Maybe Cops Shouldn’t Handle Domestic Violence CallsGabby Petito needed help. Instead, police dismissed her.
  20. clapbacks
    Watch Evan Rachel Wood Pointedly Cover ‘You Get What You Give’“For my fellow survivors who got slapped in the face this week. I love you. Don’t give up.”
  21. restorative justice
    Can ‘Bad Men’ Ever Change?Would face-to-face meetings between a victim and an abuser — a form of restorative justice — help a society overwhelmed with toxic behavior?
  22. crime
    No End in Sight for Puerto Rico’s Gender Violence EpidemicMonths after the governor declared a state of emergency, nothing has changed.
  23. politics
    172 Republicans Voted to Oppose the Violence Against Women ActTheir priorities could not be any clearer.
  24. power
    Rose McGowan Is ‘Disgusted’ by the Marilyn Manson AllegationsMcGowan, who was engaged to Manson for two years, says she “stands with” Evan Rachel Wood and the other women who have come forward.
  25. power
    Do ‘Coercive Control’ Laws Really Help Abuse Victims?Legislation that expands the definition of domestic abuse is becoming more widespread, but advocates say this could do more harm than good.
  26. domestic violence
    An NFL Player Allegedly Strangled His Girlfriend Until She Lost ConsciousnessSeahawks lineman Chad Wheeler has been charged with first-degree domestic violence assault, which is a felony.
  27. domestic violence
    ‘Oh My God, What If He Finds Me?’Living through the pandemic in domestic violence shelters.
  28. #womensupportingwomen
    Another Empowering Day for IvankaThe president’s daughter joins the #WomenSupportingWomen challenge.
  29. power
    “He Was the Last Person I Wanted to be Stuck With”Social-distancing is meant to protect the public, but it also supports one of the most obvious tactics for abusers — to isolate partners from support.
  30. coronavirus
    France Moves Domestic Abuse Victims Into Hotels Amid Coronavirus LockdownThe government says it will subsidize 20,000 nights of hotel accommodations.
  31. domestic violence
    Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist Reveals She is a ‘Survivor of Domestic Violence’“You can and deserve to live a violence free life.”
  32. culture
    Dancing on My Own (to My Abusive Ex’s Voice-mails)When teens bring trauma to TikTok.
  33. art and soul
    This Symbolic Ritual Visualizes the Pain of Domestic Violence“Divine Breath” acknowledges survivors’ trauma, preserving it through art.
  34. the law
    Evan Rachel Wood’s Domestic-Violence Bill Was Signed Into LawThe Phoenix Act extends the California statute of limitations on domestic violence by two years.
  35. celebrity
    Stacey Dash Was Arrested for Domestic ViolenceThe Clueless actress was taken into custody for 24 hours.
  36. true crime
    A Woman’s Boyfriend Shot Her in the Head, and She Didn’t Realize It for a MonthNicole Gordon thought she’d been in a car crash. A month later, after going to the doctor, she learned the truth.
  37. crime
    Tekashi 6ix9ine Confesses to Years of Domestic AbuseAs revealed in a cooperation agreement with the government.
  38. misogyny
    Dayton Shooter Took a ‘Rape List’ to School and Made Threats to Women“This isn’t a mystery to me,” said one woman who previously reported him. “I’m furious.”
  39. self
    ‘Did the Physical Violence Ever Lead to Sex?’What Big Little Lies gets right about the complicated dynamics in abusive relationships.
  40. crime
    Police Investigate Domestic Violence Report Involving Bachelor Creator: UpdatedHis wife alleges he attacked her for refusing to get an abortion.
  41. domestic violence
    Judge Grants Restraining Order Against The Bachelor Creator Mike FleissLaura Fleiss claims her husband attacked her and demanded she have an abortion.
  42. crime
    Gillian Flynn ‘Sickened’ by Gone Girl Defense in Missing Person CaseA defense lawyer is suggesting that a mother of five’s disappearance can be explained as “a Gone Girl–type case.”
  43. politics
    There’s a Reason Men Accused of Abuse Keep Working for TrumpPatrick Shanahan would have fit right in at the White House.
  44. crime
    Hayden Panettiere’s Boyfriend Now Has a Restraining Order Against HimA judge issued a protective order in the wake of an alleged domestic assault.
  45. violence against women act
    NRA Rallies to Preserve the Gun Rights of Convicted Stalkers, Abusive BoyfriendsThe new Violence Against Women Act would prohibit abusive partners or stalkers from owning firearms. The NRA calls that tyranny.
  46. vision 2020
    Heartland Progressive Sherrod Brown Won’t Run for President in 2020He was invisible in the polls, but Brown was widely thought to have potential as a progressive who appealed to white working-class voters.
  47. lawsuits
    Johnny Depp Files New Legal Documents Claiming He Never Assaulted Amber HeardHe’s suing The Sun for calling him a “wife-beater.”
  48. domestic violence
    Pets of Domestic-Violence Victims Will Now Be Protected Under LawOne-third of victims say they had delayed leaving abusive situations because they were worried about their pets’ safety.
  49. amber heard
    Amber Heard on Death Threats: ‘I Had to Change My Phone Number Weekly’In an op-ed for the Washington Post, the actor describes the death threats she received after speaking about domestic abuse.
  50. games
    The NFL’s Real Problem Isn’t Kareem Hunt. It’s Roger Goodell.The NFL’s incompetence and apathy in responding to domestic violence makes it seem like the league is awash in abusers. It isn’t.
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