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Domestic Violence.

50 Cent Explains Why It Doesn't Matter That You Hate Floyd Mayweather

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 06.29.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Arrogance is nothing new to boxing. In fact, it's a part of the game. Getting in your opponent's head months before a fight is a nearly a tradition. G...

What's the Real Definition of 'Traditional Marriage?'

Matt Baume | Posted 06.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

Traditional marriage isn't exactly the "one man, one woman" story you've always heard. Politicians may claim that the definition of marriage hasn't changed in thousands of years, but it most definitely has. Marriage has been through a lot of changes over the millennia.

Warren Sapp Charged With 3 Counts Of Domestic Abuse

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2015 | Sports

June 25 (Reuters) - National Football League Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp was charged in Las Vegas on Thursday with three counts of dom...

9 Harrowing Images That Capture The Lasting Impact Of Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women

Survivors of assault and abuse are sharing their experiences on a powerful new Tumblr, Lasting Impact. (Story continues below.) Founder Ali...

Street Art & Gender in Mongolia

Emily O'Dell | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts
Emily O'Dell

Whenever I'm heading off to Mongolia for research, colleagues and friends react with a mix of bewilderment and concern -- as if I'm flying away to a faraway planet.

Battle Cry of #NiUnaMenos Echoes Through Latin America

Jamie Ballard | Posted 06.22.2015 | College
Jamie Ballard

There's a prominent movement happening right now based out of Argentina, where radio journalist Marcela Ojeda, fed up with the number of femicide stories landing on her desk, organized a call to arms. She tweeted "They're killing us," with a hashtag: #NiUnaMenos - not one less.

Our Jihadis and Theirs: The Real (Armed) Dangers of American Life

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

National security officials and politicians have been pounding home the message that the "greatest threat" to Americans is an extreme and brutal jihadist movement thousands of miles away and the videos and social media messages its followers produce that make it seem close at hand.

I Break My Silence

Jaideep Bansal | Posted 06.21.2015 | Women
Jaideep Bansal

I Break My Silence By Neelima Raheja, Global Shapers Chandigarh Hub Neelima Raheja is pursuing her bachelor's degree in commerce from Chandigarh. ...

Confronting Coercive Control in Queer Couples

Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD | Posted 06.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD

Only straight, cisgender* women are isolated, manipulated, emotionally abused, stalked, micromanaged, sexually coerced, and physically abused by their partners, right? Ah, no.

Visit With My Estranged Grandmother

Dana Laquidara | Posted 06.18.2015 | Divorce
Dana Laquidara

Following the cobblestone walkway to her front door on Cape Cod, I am marveling at the fact that at ninety years old she is still living on her own. I am about to ring the doorbell when she pulls the door open and stands before me, small but steady on her feet.

An Overview of the Legal Grounds for Annulment, Separation and Divorce

Brad Reid | Posted 06.16.2015 | Divorce
Brad Reid

In simplified overview, secular legislation originally loosely followed historic Canon Law. Since state legislation varies, have an experienced attorney determine the legal grounds and procedure for annulment, separation and divorce in your state.

Say "No More" to the Culture of Silence

Shelby Leonard | Posted 06.12.2015 | Sports
Shelby Leonard

Athletes are usually well liked and serve as role models for many people. For not just sport fans but for all concerned by sexual assault, an athlete's silence can be detrimental to positive change.

Recovering From a Controlling Relationship: Free at Last!

Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD

It is natural to feel regret from time to time, but try to look ahead and not behind. You can look forward to a fulfilling life after ending your coercive control relationship. Recovery does not happen overnight, but it happens.

It Felt Like Love (But it Was Coercive Control)

Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women
Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD

Coercive control is a strategy some people use to dominate their intimate partners and get their way. It usually includes some combination of isolation, degradation, micromanagement, manipulation, stalking, physical abuse, sexual coercion, threats, and punishment. Not all of these tactics are always present.

Melissa Jeltsen

Why So Many Domestic Violence Survivors Don't Get Help -- Even When They Ask For It

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women

On Sept. 10, 2014, a woman arrived at a domestic violence program in Nevada desperately seeking emergency shelter. She had been living in her ...

Thank You, Dr. Ellen Pence

Tania Bradkin | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women
Tania Bradkin

Did you know that 1 in 4 women in the United States are victims of domestic violence? I was surprised by how little has been done to recognize Dr. Ellen Pence, the woman who founded the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Program (DAIP) utilized in all 50 states.

Our Sons

Becca Stevens | Posted 06.08.2015 | Impact
Becca Stevens

For the past 20 years, several of us have raised our sons while working alongside survivors of trafficking, genocide and addiction. This summer, our sons have all come to work at Thistle Farms, the community we helped build.

ICYMI: People 'Borrow' Stories And The Disturbing Way We Get Brain Injuries

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. Our news diet this week took a depressing, gender-based turn after we read a disheartening rep...

NFL Player Accused Of Domestic Violence Through His Own Instagram

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.05.2015 | Sports

Jamison Crowder's alleged victim appears to have uploaded the post to his account.

Melissa Jeltsen

If You're A Domestic Violence Survivor With Unexplained Symptoms, Read This

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.05.2015 | Women

Earlier this week, The Huffington Post ran a story on undiagnosed traumatic brain injury in domestic violence survivors. We received an outpou...

Court Records Detail How An NFL Player Allegedly Abused His Ex-Fiancee

AP | Posted 06.03.2015 | Sports

After the couple got engaged, the abuse escalated into "full attacks."

Melissa Jeltsen

The Women Who Face More Traumatic Brain Injury Than NFL Players

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.04.2015 | Women

Thirty years ago, Kerri Walker, now a coordinator for a domestic violence shelter in Phoenix, found herself inexplicably driving down the left...

Floyd Mayweather Doesn't Just Physically Abuse Women

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports

He psychologically tortures them too.

Protective Orders and the Importance of Safety Planning

Katie Ray-Jones | Posted 05.29.2015 | Impact
Katie Ray-Jones

Seeking a protective order or filing a police report can even increase the level of danger for a victim. It is important to remember, when dealing with domestic violence, every situation is unique.

Giving Teachers the Tools to Help Build Resiliency

Brian F. Martin | Posted 05.29.2015 | Education
Brian F. Martin

We know what makes a person resilient if they experienced adversity in their childhood home- that is when one caring adult -- The One -- steps in to help them see the truth that they can't see for themselves.