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Domestic Violence.

Alabama Football Player Dismissed From Team After 2nd Domestic Violence Arrest

AP | Posted 03.30.2015 | Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban has dismissed Jonathan Taylor from the team following the second domestic violence arrest of the de...

Melissa Jeltsen

Biden: Domestic Violence Is A 'Public Health Epidemic' | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden called domestic violence a "public health epidemic" that requires urgent attention in an address Friday to an a...

Dallas Mayor Upset About Cowboys Signing Controversial Player

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.20.2015 | Sports

'As a Cowboys fan, this was a shot in the gut,' he said.

Why I Teach Feminism at an Urban High School

Sarah Marcus | Posted 03.19.2015 | Women
Sarah Marcus

During one of our discussions about gender expectations, one of my senior girls says, "A master key is a key that can open any lock. That's how we treat boys having sex. But, a lock that can be opened by any key is a bad lock. That's how people look at girls." Brilliant. Devastating.

Sports Anchor Rips Cowboys In Speech Against Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.19.2015 | Sports

Texas sports anchor Dale Hansen keeps the impassioned speeches coming. He's now taken the Dallas Cowboys to task for signing former Carolina Panthe...

When People Say "Ray Rice = Solange Knowles"

Anna Nti-Asare | Posted 03.19.2015 | Black Voices
Anna Nti-Asare

Both instances happened on an elevator, both involved one person hitting another, both came as results of violence and anger, both have details that cannot be seen or completely understood by outsiders to the circumstances. And that's really where the list ends.

Men Need to Step Up More

Dani Meier | Posted 03.18.2015 | Women
Dani Meier

Men need to be part of a cultural tide that replaces hurt with healing, replaces submission with success, replaces equivocation with equality.

Country Star's New Music Video Shines Much-Needed Light On Domestic Violence

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.18.2015 | Women

Sometimes country music is more than guitars and cowboy boots. Country artist Sam Hunt's song "Take Your Time," off of his new album "Montevallo,"...

Illusions Shattered by #BlackandBlue

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 03.16.2015 | Impact
Sharon Zarozny

#Thedress, the meme, and social media all came together in a big way last week. It started as silliness, the buzz broke the Internet and, incredibly, it resulted in a brilliant Public Service Announcement (PSA) -- a powerful meme designed to raise awareness about domestic abuse.

Reframing the Past

Dr. Gloria Brame | Posted 03.13.2015 | Gay Voices
Dr. Gloria Brame

Because writing memoirs is so emotional, because it dredges up the past not only its raw, naked sliminess but also through a colder lens, it reminds me of what some clients go through in therapy.

To The Woman With The Bruises

Melissa Charles | Posted 03.13.2015 | Women
Melissa Charles

I know what it's like to live with someone who terrifies you. I know what it's like to go to sleep sick and wake up scared. I know you. And I want you to hear me, as one survivor to another: It's not your fault.

Making A Difference: The World of Giving - Authors, Books, Reading and Literacy

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 03.11.2015 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

What are you reading? What was the last book you read? These are two of my favorite questions to ask in order to jump start a conversation with an old friend or a new acquaintance.

Bruised Woman On Billboard Heals When People Look At Her, Reminds Passersby Of Dangers Of Ignoring Abuse

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.10.2015 | Impact

A U.K. advocacy group is using cutting-edge technology to spread the word on the importance of spotting -- and stopping -- domestic violence. Wome...

San Francisco 49er Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2015 | Sports

Several top National Football League players, including Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice, were charged with domestic violence in 2014.

Matt Sheehan

China is Imprisoning These 5 Women For Speaking Out On Women's Rights | Matt Sheehan | Posted 03.09.2015 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese authorities rang in Sunday’s International Women’s Day with a contradiction: celebrating the country’s first draft law on dom...

50 Cent Shares His Thoughts On Past Domestic Violence Accusations

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.11.2015 | Black Voices

Following the multi-platinum success of his 2003 album “Get Rich or Die Tryin’,” 50 Cent’s personal life has been examined under a public micr...

Salvation Army Uses #TheDress To Spread Important Domestic Violence Message

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.06.2015 | Women

#TheDress optical illusion caused a social media frenzy with debates over whether its fabric was blue and black or white and gold. Though millions of ...

Men Need to Check Each Other About Violence Against Women

Elischia Fludd | Posted 03.06.2015 | Women
Elischia Fludd

John eventually voiced that he found the celebrity statement sick and that I was not being heard and the conversation shut down from there. Just like that, one man changed the flow of conversation.

Teen Dating and the Absence of Communication

Lauren Galley | Posted 03.05.2015 | Impact
Lauren Galley

As I entered college I realized I needed to use my voice, get to know who that boy I thought was cute really was, his morals, values and most of all his intentions. I also learned that this takes time, a valuable lesson every girl must understand.

Protecting All the Victims of Domestic Violence

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 03.05.2015 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

As many as 25 percent of domestic violence survivors have reported returning to an abusive partner out of concern for their pet. And that fear is often justified: Abusers intentionally target pets to exert control over their intimate partners. This point bears repeating: Victims ready to escape from abuse are instead risking their lives to protect beloved family pets.

Self-Development Is Not a Luxury, It's Our Responsibility

Hannah Massarella | Posted 03.04.2015 | Impact
Hannah Massarella

Self-development work is not selfish, it is not self-indulgent. It is essential, if you want to give and create what you are here to give and create.

Fifty Shades of Destruction to Women and Girls

Dr. Ludy Green | Posted 03.04.2015 | Impact
Dr. Ludy Green

Ending domestic violence requires the help of all segments of society, national policy makers, media, businesses, and in the home. It's a responsibility that requires constant campaigning.

3 Ways We Can Stop Violence Against Women and Girls

Chelsea Clinton | Posted 03.03.2015 | Impact
Chelsea Clinton

Violence against women and girls is an epidemic of global proportions. Transcending geographic borders, economic and social class, religion and ethnicity, violence impacts women of all ages, in all communities around the world.

What You Probably Don't Know About Domestic Violence and Abuse

Posted 03.10.2015 | Dr. Phil

Ilene, 20, says her boyfriend, Matt, constantly accuses her of cheating on him, insults her appearance, calls her despicable names, and threatens to t...

50 Shades of Abuse

Elisabeth Corey | Posted 02.26.2015 | Women
Elisabeth Corey

We are teaching women that they don't have to examine the affects of their abuse and work on empowering themselves. This doesn't break the cycle of gender-based violence in our culture. This perpetuates it. And that is not acceptable.