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Domestic Abuse

  1. depp v. heard
    Depp’s Lawyers Claim His Case Doesn’t Mean Anything for Me TooAbuse survivors and their advocates say otherwise.
  2. depp v. heard
    How Did Johnny Depp Become the Good Guy?Depp v. Heard put the actor’s misogyny on full display. For his fans, he still walked away the hero.
  3. action item
    Where to Donate to Support Domestic-Violence SurvivorsThe aftermath of the Depp v. Heard trial is as good a time as any to volunteer time or resources.
  4. lawsuits
    Jury Finds Amber Heard Defamed Johnny DeppAnd awarded him a total of $15 million in damages.
  5. power
    Amber Heard Says She Gets ‘Thousands’ of Death Threats a Day“I am harassed, humiliated, threatened every single day, even just walking into this courtroom,” she testified as Heard v. Depp wraps up.
  6. survivors
    Stop Forcing Me to Endure the Horror of Depp v. HeardThe defamation trial against Amber Heard by Johnny Depp has turned abuse into online entertainment. For survivors, it’s shattering.
  7. power
    Which Women Do We Choose to Believe?Amber Heard claims an extremely famous man abused her for years. Why do so many people hate her for it?
  8. not cool
    Johnny Depp Stans Are Now Attacking a Court PsychologistHell hath no fury like the fandom of a man accused of domestic violence.
  9. crime
    Missing Teen Rescued After Using TikTok Hand SignalA 16-year-old North Carolina girl used a distress sign she learned on social media to call for help from passing cars.
  10. restorative justice
    Can ‘Bad Men’ Ever Change?Would face-to-face meetings between a victim and an abuser — a form of restorative justice — help a society overwhelmed with toxic behavior?
  11. power
    Do ‘Coercive Control’ Laws Really Help Abuse Victims?Legislation that expands the definition of domestic abuse is becoming more widespread, but advocates say this could do more harm than good.
  12. domestic violence
    An NFL Player Allegedly Strangled His Girlfriend Until She Lost ConsciousnessSeahawks lineman Chad Wheeler has been charged with first-degree domestic violence assault, which is a felony.
  13. lawsuits
    FKA twigs Is Suing Shia LaBeouf for ‘Relentless’ Abuse“What I went through with Shia was the worst thing I’ve ever been through in the whole of my life.”
  14. celebrity
    Johnny Depp Finally Axed From Fantastic BeastsBut Warner Bros. will still be paying Depp his entire eight-figure salary.
  15. coronavirus
    France Moves Domestic Abuse Victims Into Hotels Amid Coronavirus LockdownThe government says it will subsidize 20,000 nights of hotel accommodations.
  16. domestic abuse
    Domestic Violence Survivors Want Legal Protections, Not PlatitudesSenator Joni Ernst came out as a survivor — then held up a vote on a crucial law because it would strip abusers of their guns. A new ad calls her out.
  17. self
    ‘Did the Physical Violence Ever Lead to Sex?’What Big Little Lies gets right about the complicated dynamics in abusive relationships.
  18. domestic abuse
    Mississippi Lawmaker Accused of Punching Wife Over SexAccording to a police report, state representative Douglas McLeod was enraged because his wife didn’t remove her clothes quickly enough.
  19. lawsuits
    Johnny Depp Now Claims Amber Heard ‘Painted on’ Her BruisesIn his ongoing $50 million lawsuit against his former wife, who has accused the actor of abuse.
  20. crime
    Amber Heard Says She Feared Johnny Depp Might Kill HerHeard has detailed more allegations of abuse in a court filing asking a judge to drop her ex-husband’s $50 million defamation suit against her.
  21. love and war
    Drake Hung Out With Chris Brown at His New Year’s Eve PartyHe was spotted hanging out with Chris Brown at his New Year’s Eve party.
  22. domestic violence
    Ex-Judge Accused of Killing Wife 4 Years After Brutally Assaulting HerLance Mason served nine months for domestic violence. After his release from prison, he was hired by the mayor of Cleveland’s office.
  23. assault
    Richard Spencer’s Wife Details Horrific Abuse and Assault in Divorce FilingsNina Kouprianova has accused him of being “physically, emotionally, verbally and financially abusive.” Spencer denies the claims.
  24. domestic abuse
    Tina Turner Says Ex-Husband Broke Her Jaw, Gave Her Third-Degree Burns“Sex with Ike had become an expression of hostility — a kind of rape,” Turner writes in her upcoming memoir.
  25. crime
    The Mysterious Shackled Woman From the Texas Doorbell Video Has Been FoundShe was a victim of domestic violence, police say, and her boyfriend was found dead of an apparent suicide.
  26. power
    Days After Facing Domestic-Abuse Allegations, Keith Ellison Wins PrimaryOver the weekend, Ellison was accused of violently dragging his ex-girlfriend out of bed and cursing at her.
  27. domestic abuse
    Actress Chloe Dykstra Accuses Ex-Boyfriend of Sexual and Emotional Abuse“I stopped listening to music entirely. I ceased to be. I was an ex-person.”
  28. power
    Snapchat’s Latest Blunder Is a Reminder to Never Mess with Rihanna“Shame on you,” Rihanna tweeted in response to the app’s offensive ad.
  29. science of us
    7 Women on Realizing They Were in an Abusive Relationship“I could feel the difference when a guy friend treated me well — or just normally.”
  30. #metoo
    I’ve Been a Mormon for 75 Years. Here’s What I Know About the Church and AssaultWomen are trained to be submissive and to obey. Rob Porter’s ex-wives are breaking the mold.
  31. domestic abuse
    Rob Porter’s Ex-Wife Colbie Holderness Writes Moving Essay About Surviving AbuseColbie Holderness also had a personal message for Kellyanne Conway.
  32. power
    Trump Sees Himself in Every Man AccusedTo him, accused abusers like Rob Porter are the real victims.
  33. white house scandals
    White House Staffer Accused of Domestic Abuse Thinks He Was the VictimHe called her allegations “brazen and shameless.”
  34. politics
    Trump on Rob Porter: He Says He’s Innocent, You Have to Remember ThatPorter is accused of physically and emotionally abusing two of his ex-wives.
  35. power
    Report: White House Officials Knew of Rob Porter’s Abusive Past for MonthsThe White House staff secretary resigned after two ex-wives alleged that he had abused them.
  36. domestic abuse
    Reese Witherspoon Says She Left an Abusive Relationship When She Was YoungShe made the revelation in an interview with Oprah.
  37. abuse
    R. Kelly’s Ex-Girlfriend Opens Up About His Alleged Physical and Emotional AbuseKitti Jones speaks out in a new interview with Rolling Stone.
  38. Mom of Charlottesville Driver Previously Called 911 to Report He Was Beating HerPolice records show James Alex Fields Jr. had a history of domestic violence.
  39. Man Allegedly Murdered His Wife Because She ‘Wouldn’t Stop Laughing at Him’He allegedly told a witness, “She would not stop laughing at me.”
  40. bad tweets
    Terrence Howard Went on a Tweetstorm about Domestic-Violence ‘Double Standard’The Empire star had some thoughts to share.
  41. immigration
    Fear of Deportation Leads 4 Women to Drop Domestic-Abuse CasesThey think ICE agents are targeting courthouses.
  42. politics
    Senate Views Oprah Episode With Puzder Abuse AllegationsPuzder’s ex-wife appeared on the show in 1990 as a domestic-violence victim.
  43. politics
    Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Was Accused of Abusing His WifeAccording to the couple’s 1989 divorce filing.
  44. Domestic-Violence Killings Rise in NYC Even Though the Murder Rate Has DroppedThere have been more domestic-violence homicides this year than last year.
  45. psa
    Watch Amber Heard’s Domestic-Violence PSA: ‘You’re Not Alone’The video is part of the GirlGaze Project.
  46. awful things
    Domestic Abuse Victims Suffer the Same Brain Injuries As Football PlayersBut their injuries often go undiagnosed and untreated.
  47. Leaked Video Shows Johnny Depp Breaking Glasses, Yelling at Amber HeardYikes.
  48. celebrity divorces
    What’s Going on With the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Divorce Case?The estranged couple is set to appear in court next week. 
  49. awful things
    Domestic Abuser Gurbaksh Chahal Could Go to JailFor violating his probation by kicking yet another woman.
  50. oh florida
    Alan Grayson Shouts Down Politico ReporterThe incident took place at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday.
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