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How to Save a Life in the Time It Takes to Watch the Super Bowl

Stephanie Rector | Posted 02.07.2016 | Women
Stephanie Rector

Not all of us are lucky enough to breathe freely during the holidays, on Super Bowl Sunday, and every other day of the year. The victims of domestic violence in communities across the U.S. deserve legal assistance so that to ensure they are safe and secure.

Man Confesses To Killing Woman Who Didn't Want To Date Him: Police

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.06.2016 | Crime

A Wisconsin man has confessed to fatally shooting a former coworker this week because he believed she had rejected his romantic advances, police ...

Domestic Violence Goes Unmentioned At NFL's First Women's Summit

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.07.2016 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- The NFL's problem with domestic violence was ignored at the league's inaugural Women's Summit, a two-day event this week ahead of Su...

The Invisible Fence

Dr. Ludy Green | Posted 02.04.2016 | Impact
Dr. Ludy Green

NFL Football star of the Dallas Cowboys, Greg Hardy, has been in the news a lot lately. Headlines have featured his arrest for the violent assault of ...

These Yoga Teachers Empower Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors to Reclaim Their Lives

NationSwell | Posted 02.04.2016 | Impact

Exhale to Inhale is a nonprofit that brings free yoga classes to shelters and community centers that serve domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. It also trains volunteer instructors to lead trauma-informed yoga classes

Dear Olivia

Beth Morrison | Posted 02.04.2016 | Impact
Beth Morrison

It is never too early to have a conversation with our children about healthy relationships, body autonomy, and love.

The Predators Within Sports

Rhett Grametbauer | Posted 02.03.2016 | Sports
Rhett Grametbauer

It's time to expect more from those we place in charge of safety and well-being of our students at institutions of higher education and those we cheer for every weekend in the fall and for the big game on Sunday.

Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, Addiction, Racism, Just Another Day: Humans, We Need To Talk

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 02.03.2016 | HuffPost Home
Jamie Scanlon

Another day goes by, another mainstream media report about domestic violence, mental health, substance abuse and the statistics. The big-ticket items ...

8 Steps that Explain "Why She Doesn't Leave"

Crystal Sanchez | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Crystal Sanchez

The question that is always asked of victims of domestic abuse is "Why don't/didn't you just leave?" I know sometimes even victims don't really unders...

#SayHerName: Police Brutality's Links to Domestic Violence

Rasheena Fountain | Posted 02.03.2016 | Black Voices
Rasheena Fountain

Long faded are the voices of the women at Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 fighting for women's rights, and long past are the reiterative pleas of Sojo...

Fatal Economic Exploitation

Dr. Ludy Green | Posted 02.02.2016 | Impact
Dr. Ludy Green

This past December, Harold Henthorn was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife Toni Henthorn. Originally, when Harold Henthorn reported the death of his wife off of a 140-ft cliff in Denver, Colorado, it was considered an accident.

If You Leave Me I Will Kill You: Why So Many Women Are Killed by Their Partners and Former Partners

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Women
Martha Rosenberg

More than one third of women murdered in the US are killed by male intimate partners and the brazen murders expose several disturbing truths about domestic violence.

Dispelling 5 Myths about Domestic Violence

Angela Perkey | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women
Angela Perkey

If you are experiencing domestic violence, know that it is not your fault. You might not understand why he's treating you like this, and that's ok. There are some things in life we will never understand. But you don't have to keep making excuses for your partner, and you don't have to continue living this way.

Police Probe Johnny Manziel Over 'Possible Assault' On Ex-Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.31.2016 | Sports

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6 Family Members Dead In Apparent Domestic Violence Mass Shooting

AP/The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.28.2016 | Crime

Police in Virginia found six members of a Virginia family dead in an apparent murder-suicide after officers tried for hours to negotiate with an arme...

Help Domestic Violence Survivors to be Seen and Heard

Jodi Aman | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Jodi Aman

Every story of domestic violence breaks my heart. The injustice outrages me. This time was no different. Defeated, exhausted and devastated, N, who...

Surviving Domestic Abuse

Katy Humphrey | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Katy Humphrey

Even now, six years later, I struggle to get the words out. How do you tell people that you let somebody make you feel so insignificant, you let somebody treat you so appallingly that you didn't even know who you were anymore? Trust me guys this is hard.

WIW2B: In Loving Memory

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.25.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

As most of you know, this January I have dedicated my blog to profiling some of the women in my life and encouraging the #healthyatanysize community t...

PTSD, Domestic Violence, Sarah Palin and Politics

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Andy Borowitz in a satire piece at The New Yorker "quoted" former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin telling an audience at a Trump rally in Iowa that Oba...

Dear Sarah Palin: Stop Using PTSD As A Political Football

Chris Mark | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics
Chris Mark

Veterans who have willingly given so much in service to their country should not have to bear the burden of being further stigmatized by your ignorant and foolish statements. If you insist on trying to use your "celebrity status" for a cause, please educate yourself on the facts of PTSD.

You Don't Have to Have Bruises and Broken Bones to Be Abused

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 01.25.2016 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Debbie sat, quietly crying in my office. "I don't think I should have left. The boys miss him. They blame me for the divorce." She had been the wi...

Snow Storms and Social Justice

Patrick Vaughn | Posted 01.22.2016 | Religion
Patrick Vaughn

This weekend is delightfully disruptive. The storm interferes with our plans, delays travel and cancels meetings. Therein lies the disruption, and oddly enough, therein also lies a surprising word of hope.

What We Learned From The NRA's Tax Documents

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Traveling from city to city in the U.S. and having the gut wrenching task of asking people to relive their most heartbreaking moments, I began to see through the smoke and mirrors the NRA has so masterfully created.

Joe Biden On Violence Against Women: 'We Have To Change The Culture'

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday told world business leaders not to relax efforts to help women make economic progress, reminding them that they ...

Woman's Hospital Bed Video Shows A Side Of Domestic Violence We Need To See

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women

One woman has sent a powerful message about domestic violence with a video she filmed in a hospital room as her medium. Facebook user Darrian Amaker p...