Posts Tagged ‘abuse’

Yeardley Love’s Murder Shines Light on Domestic Violence, Alcohol Abuse, and Lacrosse

This week, 22-year-old University of Virginia men's lacrosse player George Huguely was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 22-year-old women's lacrosse player—and ex-girlfriend—Yeardley Love. As the campus recovers, commentators are busy examining the university's efforts to preventing these types of crimes: Ones involving intimate partner violence, alcohol abuse, and lacrosse.

Radio Station Promotion Promises Rihanna and Chris Brown “Together Again”

Do you wish that Rihanna and Chris Brown would put aside their differences and resume their abusive relationship already? No? Then you'll hate WPGC's newest concert promotion!

Chris Brown Wedding Video: Unbearable Cuteness With a Side of Domestic Abuse

So, the cutest viral wedding video of the moment—dare you not to cry!—is this wedding entrance dance staged to Chris Brown's "Forever." Goddamnit!

Why Do Women Stay in Abusive Relationships?

Why do women stay in abusive relationships? That's the question Slate's Linda Hirshman poses in her review of the new abuse memoir Crazy Love. Hirshman thinks the question is a "terribly important one" to ask women, and that it is a "mark of respect" to do so.
And yet, Hirshman's question remains a rhetorical in her [...]

MPD Sexual Harassment Case: Allegations Include MPD Panties, Assault with Phone Receiver

The new sexual harassment lawsuit against Metropolitan Police Department photographic laboratory head William "Bill" Gresham details nearly 14 years of abuse within the D.C. police photo lab. The 14-page complaint, filed in federal court last week by 50-year-old MPD photographer Mary Gilkey, alleges years of routine verbal and physical sexual assault within the department.

In the [...]