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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

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

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 08.03.2015 | Gay 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 07.22.2015 | Gay 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


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...

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014

Rich Robinson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media
Rich Robinson

This year, Urban Outfitters sold a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in the public arena, expressed perfectly by a parade of PR blunders that is as impressive in scope as it is in sheer absurdity.

Would-be Alaska moose hunters charged after drunken fight in camp

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.03.2015 | Crime
Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska State Troopers are describing what sounds like a weekend moose hunt from hell along the Chistochina River about 200 miles northeast of Anchorag...

Somalia: Conundrum of an Activist

Sadia Ali Aden | Posted 01.01.2015 | World
Sadia Ali Aden

In order to genuinely win the hearts and minds of the ordinary citizens, the Somali leadership must not hasten making decisions on their behalf or self-interest by signing any treaty at a disadvantaged position with countries that have more negative record than positive.

Watch How Passersby React To Domestic Violence In Public

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.07.2014 | Impact

Warning: The video above features actors, but some readers may find the footage disturbing. In a revealing social experiment, passersby respond in...

There's Nothing Domestic About Domestic Assault

B. D. Colen | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics
B. D. Colen

We should not give this kind of assault a special name and put it in a special category that ultimately belittles it, fails to protect society, and robs victims of justice. By calling it "domestic assault," as we have for so long, we put a white picket fence around it and in some weird way prettify it. Which is utterly inexcusable.

Ohio Woman Sent To Prison For School Outburst

Associated Press | Posted 08.21.2014 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio woman has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for assaulting a teacher, principal and cafeteria worker at her son...

David Lohr

Alleged Kidnapping Victim Sent To Jail To Ensure That She Testifies | David Lohr | Posted 08.04.2014 | Crime

In an extraordinarily rare legal move, a Pennsylvania judge ordered an alleged kidnapping victim held behind bars to make sure she shows up at the sus...