domestic violence

Saweetie, Rihanna, and the Memeification of Domestic Violence

What does it mean to live in a society where violence against women and girls is treated as comedic fodder?

Coming Out Doesn’t Excuse Colton Underwood’s Abusive Past

Accepting this narrative is a disservice to queer folk who are or were closeted and have never abused their partners in the process of finding themselves. Read more »

Live Through This: HBO’s “Tina” Is a Fitting Final Bow for an Iconic Survivor

The documentary isn’t a revelation or a surprise—it’s a much-needed closure. Read more »

Whatever His Kink, Armie Hammer Is an Abuser

Social media rapidly shared jokes about his cannibalism fetish.  Read more »

Shia LaBeouf’s Abuse Confession Can’t Absolve Him

LaBeouf admitted to abusing loved ones for years. Read more »

From the Junkyard: Meg Lionel Murphy Paints Through Trauma

I have had extreme, debilitating PTSD. I needed fantasy in order to survive Read more »

All-American Trauma: Healing in the Aftermath of the Trump Regime

There are millions of survivors who are trying with difficulty to understand why this administration, besides the obvious reasons, feels different than the rest. Read more »

Jumping Boundaries: “The Bachelor” Rewards Red Flags in Relationships

In The Bachelor universe, men are encouraged to fight for love and to never give up. Read more »

If You Want to Protect Black Women, Start with Megan Thee Stallion

“Protect Black women” is floating around social media, but there’s a more powerful sentiment that Black women are undeserving of being shielded from violence. Read more »

Many Deaf Women Aren’t Safer at Home

48 million deaf or hard of hearing people in the United States at risk of domestic violence during the lockdown. Read more »

All Victims Can Be Perpetrators

Our society has not yet accepted that women can inflict horrible wounds and still be horribly wounded themselves. Read more »

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