Posts Tagged ‘intimate partner violence’

Protecting LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence

Tomorrow, the D.C. Council will hold a public hearing [PDF] on the "Protecting Victims of Crime Amendment Act of 2010." The legislation would amend the D.C. Human Rights Act to "protect victims and family members of victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and stalking against discrimination by employers." Tomorrow, Rainbow Response Coalition co-chair Amy Loudermilk [...]

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.

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