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Subway Employee Allegedly Attacked After Denying Man A Sandwich

Associated Press | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.22.2016 | Crime

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four people are under arrest in an attack at a Sacramento Subway shop after one of them was denied a sandwich. Police...

Chris Brown Speaks Out After Assault Allegations

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.03.2016 | Entertainment

Chris Brown has broken his silence about the assault allegations that surfaced over the weekend. A woman accused the R&B artist of stealing h...

What's Considered Police Brutality?

Garry Rodgers | Posted 12.23.2015 | Crime
Garry Rodgers

Police brutality is an ugly term we don't want to hear. Unfortunately, it's part of the necessary and sometimes nasty business called policing. Fortunately, it rarely occurs. But when it does -- it's big news.

The 'Look'

Mike Domitrz | Posted 12.17.2015 | Style
Mike Domitrz

Dating can be a very anxious experience. We have found a person we are interested in, we have gotten up the courage to express our interest and now we are exploring the relationship by getting to know each other.

It's OK to Freeze: Healing From Sexual Assault

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 12.11.2015 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

When I speak at colleges about my own story of sexual abuse, I never forget how difficult it was for me to even speak the words, "I was sexually abused." It took me an even longer time to believe it, or to understand it could happen to me.

Not Knowing Is Not an Excuse

Mike Domitrz | Posted 12.08.2015 | Education
Mike Domitrz

As "Yes Means Yes" policies become more common at colleges, some scholars have argued that such policies leave too much open for interpretation and ...

A Mother Responds to the Local Sheriff's Call for Citizens to Arm Themselves

Karen Angel | Posted 12.07.2015 | Impact
Karen Angel

It's a shame -- a shame that a mother fearful for her children's well-being can't voice her opinion without receiving hateful comments and threats -- ironically, taking a page from the way terrorists try to strike fear in our hearts with their threats of harm.

Uber Driver Charged With Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Woman

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.20.2015 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- The Denver district attorney charged an Uber driver on Wednesday with two counts of sexual assault, accusing him of violating an uncons...

Klingon Sword Brandished In Trekkie Trash Dispute, Cops Say

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.19.2015 | Weird News

This seems highly illogical. A Spokane, Washington, man faces assault charges after a neighbor claims he attacked him with a Klingon sword ami...

Soccer Fan Storms Field And Tries To Slap Female Referee With Penis

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.17.2015 | Crime

A soccer fan in Spain stormed the field and tried to slap the female assistant referee with his penis, an official report shows. The bizarre incident...

Powerful Video Reveals What No One Tells You About Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.16.2015 | Women

When it comes to surviving sexual assault, there's power in refusing to be silent.  A new video from Buzzfeed Yellow beautifully bri...

Let's Get Ready to Rumblr... or Not

Andrew Stengel | Posted 11.12.2015 | New York
Andrew Stengel

A few days ago, Rumblr, the self-described "Tinder for fighting" application, was announced. Then came news that it was a marketing ploy for a new public relations firm. Still, that leaves the question, would fighting by matchmaking be illegal New York?

No One Deserves Abuse: Obedience and Spring Valley High School

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

It is important to remember that "they were asking for it" is used not only in instances of discipline. It is used in situations of abuse -- to defend the abuser.

Adults Are the Problem

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.01.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We tell our children to control themselves while slapping and spanking and ejecting them violently in our homes, child care centers, schools, detention facilities and prisons. Adults tell children to be honest while lying and cheating and not to be violent while marketing and glorifying violence.

Assault with a Deadly ... Carrot? Teen Charged For Tossing Veggie

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 10.23.2015 | Weird News

Who knew carrots could be so dangerous? The mother of a 14-year-old girl says her child is facing assault and battery charges for throwing a baby car...

Why Police Should Focus On Breaking Up Violence Against Women, Not Parties

Unwritten | Posted 10.20.2015 | Women
Unwritten

Originally published on Unwritten by Judith Willis. I am very fortunate in that I never been in a physically abusive relationship nor have I known an...

Assault In Every Light: How Ke$ha Is Speaking Out Against Her Abuse

Unwritten | Posted 10.03.2015 | Women
Unwritten

Originally published on Unwritten by Rachel Connell. It always baffles me how stories of celebrity breakups, nose jobs, and copyright infractions win...

Deaf West Theatre Gets Loud with "Spring Awakening"

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.02.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

In Spring Awakening, Steven Sater's lyrics sing like poetry. Their intimacy tingles in your throat as you repeat them under your breath. Your eyes close, just long enough to dance on the brink of surrender.

No More Empty Chairs

Andrea Pino | Posted 09.15.2015 | College
Andrea Pino

We are failing our students because we as a society, care more about headlines, and politics, and "school pride" than we care about the people who make up our student body.

Dee Barnes Discusses ‘Traumatic’ Dr. Dre Assault In Exclusive Interview

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.14.2015 | Black Voices

It's been nearly 25 years since Dr. Dre assaulted journalist Dee Barnes at a Hollywood nightclub -- and just as long since the attack has been largely...

Understanding Violence as a Gay Man

Daniel Kort | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Daniel Kort

I learned that sexual minorities experience alarming disparities in interpersonal violence. Knowing this fact didn't make it any easier when I became that statistic myself.

Breitbart's Ben Shapiro Claims Trans Reporter Zoey Tur Threatened To Assault Him

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An editor-at-large at the conservative news site Breitbart has reportedly filed assault charges against an transgender reporter for "Inside ...

Fox Sports Suspends Gary Payton Over Assault Allegations

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.22.2015 | Sports

Whoa.

A Personal Perspective on Increasing Support for Victims of Campus Assault

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

I am survivor of domestic violence. It has taken me many years to feel comfortable writing that. After finally finding the courage to face that truth, I now find I must face a new truth, a truth that I am still having difficulty coming to grips with, especially given my organization's focus on elevating college students.

Women and Self-Defense

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 04.28.2015 | Women
Miri Ben-Ari

As International Women's day approaches, here is my conversation with Karl Romain on this subject with some insights for the ladies out there that would like to be able to defend themselves...