Is The Onion racist and misogynist? Do feminists hate humor? What is satire? … Sigh. This conversation is happening again, spurred by an Onion piece yesterday in which Chris Brown fantasizes about beating Rihanna (or other women; he’s not that picky) to death. More
Topic: domestic abuse
Out of curiosity, have you ever actually been interested in shooting your ex? Yeah, we didn’t think so, because that would be for homicidal psychos.
(P.S. If you answered “yes,” then please leave. We are not the site for you.) More
An unidentified British man is angry at Rihanna for getting back together with Chris Brown. That’s understandable — very few people find the situation fulfilling, considering the fact that Brown is a cocky, violent and disturbed guy. What’s less reasonable is the manner in which our British man chose to express his displeasure: By screaming and hurling a bottled energy drink at Rihanna as she left a London Fashion Week party.
Domestic violence victims in the United States lose 8 million paid work days every year, and apparently, those who hold jobs have a bigger chance of being abused in the first place. More
Hope Solo‘s fiance, Jerramy Stevens, was arrested on Monday–the night before they were to be wed–on suspicion of assaulting her, according to police reports. Most news outlets are focusing on details of the report, and the fact that Stevens’ long, sordid legal history. But Fox Sports take? That Solo is “a hot mess.” More
Since when did black eyes on women become art? There have been a new batch of stylized add campaigns and fashion photography lately representing women with bruises on their faces. It’s an obvious nod to domestic abuse, and it’s more than a little disturbing.
Considering how difficult it is for women to end the cycle of domestic abuse, celebrities and businesses need to stop sending out mixed messages about bruising women. More
Because those would be really, really hard jobs. Agent: Just imagine the phone call where you have to tell Mel that his management agency, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, has kicked him to the curb. Priest: Would you want to be … More