Domestic Violence

This Is What Happened When We Asked The Metropolitan Police For Figures On LGBT Domestic Abuse

After police in Manchester launched a system for recording LGBT domestic abuse, BuzzFeed News asked the Met if it would do the same. When presented with what ensued, two LGBT charities called for immediate changes.<p>Posted on April 22, 2017, 10:39 GMT<p>Oli Scarff / Getty Images<p>Last week, Greater …

LGBTQ

Luke Hart Pens Heartfelt Letter To 'Hero' Brother After Mum And Sister Killed In Domestic Violence Shooting

'I act strong, but he is strong.'<p>A man whose father killed his mother, sister and himself has written a heartfelt letter to his hero - his little brother who helped him get “through our darkest moments”.<p>Luke Hart, 27, said he “wouldn’t be here” without Ryan Hart who “dared to remain resistant” in …

Amber Portwood Speaks out, Denies Latest Abuse Claims

Warning: This post contains graphic images — reader discretion is advised.<p>Just days after Twitter lit up with accusations that Amber Portwood abused …

Indiana to reject any player with sexual or domestic violence past

Indiana is taking a bold step in the current state of college football, saying it won’t accept any player with a conviction for sexual or domestic …

Indiana Hoosiers

Colossal Nails Its Presentation of Abusive Relationships

<b>Spoilers for Colossal follow.</b><p><i>Colossal</i> isn’t just one of the best movies of the year, it’s one of the most important films of the year.<p>In Nacho …

Relationships

Report: Jazz center Jeff Withey accused of domestic violence by fiancée

Jazz center Jeff Withey and his former fiancée went through a public breakup last year.<p>With Utah playing the Clippers in the first round of the NBA …

NBA

Clippers' Austin Rivers, Utah's Rudy Gobert out for Game 3 because of injuries

Clippers reserve guard <b>Austin Rivers</b> and Utah Jazz center <b>Rudy Gobert</b> will miss Game 3 of the Western Conference playoff series Friday night in Salt Lake City because of injuries.<p>Rivers has a strained left hamstring and Gobert has a hyperextended left knee and bone bruise in the knee.<p>Rivers hasn’t …

NBA

Report: Ex-Playmate has accused Jazz center Jeff Withey of domestic violence

A former Playboy Playmate has filed a report with police in California accusing Jazz center Jeff Withey of domestic violence last year, TMZ reported …

NBA

Jess Phillips MP raises thousands crowdfunding for general election campaign

<b>An MP crowdfunding her election campaign has raised more than £5,000.</b><p>Jess Phillips, who represents Birmingham Yardley, asked people ‘to ‘give as …

World Politics

What parents, other caregivers should know: Recognizing the signs of child abuse

<b>Editor's note:</b> The following expert advice is provided by Prevent Child Abuse America and reprinted with permission, with some edits and …

Karrueche Tran fires back after Chris Brown's attorney accuses her of lying about abuse for fame

Rapper's attorney said that the restraining order case is 'doomed to failure'.<p>Ex-lovers Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran's nasty feud seems to be …

Lawsuits

The PM Just Gave A Surreal Press Conference About "Australian Values"

Or, Malcolm Turnbull and the Enormous Reservoir of Good Sense<p>Posted on April 19, 2017, 23:33 GMT<p>When Malcolm Turnbull took to the podium in the prime minister's courtyard on Thursday, a lot of people were ready for an orgy of patriotism and, finally, a clear articulation of planned citizenship …

Australia

David staying focused amid domestic dispute with wife

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net<p>Embattled veteran PBA player Gary David on Wednesday opened up about his personal life involving his relationship …

Philippines

Wife records chilling audio of husband, Silicon Valley CEO, verbally and physically abusing her – Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITW

“I used to always think, like in some murders (in movies and all) they show that the murderer stabbed the victim with a knife 45 times; how would someone do that. Killing someone even once is so difficult to accomplish. Then how can that person, man stab the knife in the victim’s body so many …

Silicon Valley

I Was An MMA Fighter — And a Victim of Domestic Abuse

In a martial arts cage, Joanna, 31, was fearless. But when her ex got abusive, fighting back required a different kind of strength.<p>If you have an …

Relationships

Joe Biden: It’s on All of Us to Change the Culture Around Sexual Assault

We've made great progress, but the work is not done.<p>When I wrote the Violence Against Women Act more than 20 years ago, my goal was to make violence against women unacceptable in any circumstance. But when I introduced the bill in June 1990, there was immediate resistance. Some critics argued …

Pregnancy

Familia pitches in minors as domestic violence ban nears end

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Mets closer Jeurys Familia pitched an inning for Double-A Binghamton on Monday as he prepares to return from a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.<p>Familia worked a 1-2-3 sixth inning against Portland in his second appearance this season, …

Baseball

Domestic Abuse Made This Woman's Life Hell. A Historic Bill Could Help Stop It From Happening Again

Women in abusive relationships have often struggled to get help to escape. A historic bill could be about to change that.<p>Originally posted on April 16, 2017, 09:45 GMT<p>Updated on April 16, 2017, 10:23 GMT<p>Victoria knew she had to flee her home the day she realised her partner would kill her if she …

NEW VIDEO: Alleged Groper Pushes Woman Onto Subway Tracks

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — The NYPD has released new surveillance video of a man they say groped a woman before pushing her off a subway platform and …

New York City

Gun deaths grimly common after protection orders

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — No one will ever know how John Walton convinced his brother Donald to give him back his guns.<p>It's quite possible that Donald Walton didn't know he was doing anything wrong. Donald had only been holding John's guns while John was under a Protection From Abuse order. That order …

Gun Rights

We Need to Do a Better Job of Keeping Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

This week, a gunman with a reported history of domestic violence walked into an elementary school classroom in San Bernardino, Calif., and fatally …

Gun Control

Salt Lake City Child Custody Lawyer | Custody Dispute Attorney | Joint & Sole Custody, Utah

Any divorce with children can be personally overwhelming. Complex disputes over care of children also arise outside of marriage for many people. It …

Utah

Arrow Electronics Employees Support Rose Andom Center for Victims of Domestic Violence

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Apr. 14 /CSRwire/ - Arrow Electronics values working with organizations that find innovative ways make people’s lives better. The …

CSR

The One-Sided Gun War of the Sexes

One bit of woeful shorthand used in tallying the nation’s gun carnage is “I.P.V.” — intimate partner violence. This is a category in which each week close to 10 women are shot to death by their husbands, boyfriends or former dating partners. The victims and gunmen go unnoticed on the national scene …

Gun Control

When a murder is domestic violence, we forget about it

On the day Karen Smith was murdered, at least three more women also died at the hand of a current or former intimate partner.<p>Yet only Smith’s death …

Violence Against Women

Domestic violence is never okay, even in the name of God.

<b>Dan Rooney</b>, the chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers, died yesterday. A lot of the obituaries you’ll see speak of him very highly, and that’s not just …

Atheism

Regina police, responding to domestic dispute report, discharge Taser

Police in Regina discharged a Taser after a man barricaded himself inside a room and threatened to harm himself with a knife.<p>Officers responded …

Policing

US Creative Work of the Week: Gyro creates harrowing domestic violence PSA for Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation

The Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation, an organization whose mission is to end domestic violence through education, has released a powerful PSA …

‘He’s permitted to hit her’

Sydney women explain how to Discipline women, according to Islam4:34<p>Sydney women explain how to Discipline women, according to Islam<p>16 hours …

Gender

Mel B Files Restraining Order Against Nanny As Estranged Husband Requests Visitation With Eddie Murphy's Child

The breakup between these two has become incredibly messy. Now, the nanny is involved.<p>Divorce can be complicated, but the breakup between Mel B and …

Hollywood