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#WhyIStayed: A Voice For Victims Of Domestic Violence

Posted 09.18.2014 | Dr. Phil

Beverly Gooden discusses the social media movement surrounding #WhyIStayed.

Cory Booker: Revoke NFL's Nonprofit Status, Give The Funds To Domestic Abuse Prevention

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.18.2014 | Impact

The NFL continues to be the world's most valuable athletics league, raking in an estimated $9 billion in revenue last year. It also happens to be ...

Domestic Violence 101 and UROK Survival Kit

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.18.2014 | Women
Tanya Young Williams

Now that we, the advocates for domestic violence awareness and eradication, have the country's attention, it is important to expand the conversation from mere awareness to include education.

The NFL Domestic Violence Firestorm: "There Are No Sidelines, Only Sides"

Dr. Phil McGraw | Posted 09.18.2014 | Dr. Phil
Dr. Phil McGraw

I've often said on my show that domestic violence is a silent epidemic. Right now, in the aftermath of the NFL controversy surrounding several players' involvement in domestic abuse cases, it's anything but silent. We have arrived at a teachable moment in America for children and adults.

The NFL Must Stop Promoting Sexism -- and Start Promoting More Women

Teresa C. Younger | Posted 09.18.2014 | Women
Teresa C. Younger

The goal of the NFL policy should be to stop violence against women -- not to punish perpetrators to turn down the heat when a high-profile case causes a public relations nightmare.

Police: NFL Player Head-Butted Wife For Refusing Sex

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 09.18.2014 | Sports

PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punch...

15 Ways to Help a Friend in a Physically Abusive Relationship

Gail Brenner, Ph.D. | Posted 09.18.2014 | Women
Gail Brenner, Ph.D.

If you know someone who is in an abusive relationship, step up and do something. You will be the lifeline, the voice of support and sanity that can begin to make a difference in her life.

The Advice Miss America 2015 Wants To Give To College Students

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.18.2014 | College

Only a few days after being crowned Miss America 2015, Kira Kazantsev, of New York, spoke out about being a domestic violence victim. In a HuffPost Li...

Rice Is Cooked: What Now?

Karen Elizaga | Posted 09.18.2014 | Women
Karen Elizaga

These are our sisters, our mothers, our daughters and our friends. These are real women who deserve to feel safe in their own homes. Let us all take on the important task of teaching our brothers, our fathers and especially our sons that violence is never a part of any solution.

The NFL -- Businesses Should Not Trade Human Dignity for Profits

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Though this may come across as a sports issue, it is really a business issue. The need for corporations to maintain their bottom lines, even if it means that innocent people suffer around them, is unacceptable.

Powerful Video Shows Violence Against Women Goes Far Beyond Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 09.18.2014 | Women

When it becomes difficult to see the flesh and blood beneath statistics, it helps to see the statistics written on flesh and blood. That's p...

But What's Your Real Name? Facebook's Dangerous Name Policy

Mark Daniel Snyder | Posted 09.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Mark Daniel Snyder

Facebook policy states that users should use their "real name" like that on their "driver's license or credit card." For transgender people, a community already violently targeted at disproportionate rates, this unfair policy could present another barrier to being able to safely, publicly live an authentic life.

Domestic Violence: The NFL Needs to Step Up as Role Models

Rosalind Sedacca | Posted 09.18.2014 | Divorce
Rosalind Sedacca

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a timely reminder for the NFL to do the right thing, to forget about the good ol' boys club and to change social consciousness when it comes to competition, aggression and power.

Ray Rice Video Prompts Asian Americans To Break Silence On Abuse

NBC News | FRANCES KAI-HWA WANG | Posted 09.18.2014 | Women

In the wake of the video release showing Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiancée Janay Palmer in an elevator, private stories about #WhyIStayed and #Why...

How To Stay Safe After Leaving An Abusive Relationship

Posted 09.18.2014 | Dr. Phil

Know the plan for staying safe after leaving an abusive relationship.

An Exit Action Plan For Leaving An Abusive Relationship

Posted 09.18.2014 | Dr. Phil

Follow these steps to safely leave an abusive relationship.

Senators Call For Federal Judge To Resign Over Wife Beating

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Three U.S. senators on Wednesday called for the resignation of a federal judge accused of beating his wife in an Atlanta hotel r...

Another NFL Player Arrested For Domestic Violence

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2014 | Sports

The NFL's off-field controversies continued on Wednesday when Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on aggravated assault charges...

Panthers Star Removed From Active Roster Amid Domestic Violence Case

AP | STEVE REED | Posted 09.18.2014 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have removed Greg Hardy from the team's active roster until the Pro Bowl defensive end's domestic violence case ...


Heather Risinger | Posted 09.17.2014 | Parents
Heather Risinger

Let's let our boys read books, make bracelets, tap dance, sing, make music and anything else they want to do, with no judgment.

Shades of Blue

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Shelly Lopez Gray

A part of me wanted to sit in the bed next to that patient and hug her until she could finally let go and allow herself to cry with sound that could give depth to her grief. I wanted to get hysterical. I was so angry that anyone could hurt someone so vulnerable. But I knew I had to stay focused.

I Can, Too, Quit You, Ray Rice

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

Here's my modest proposal: We have, in only a few decades, changed society's acceptance of another addiction: tobacco. Can we make it as socially unacceptable to hit a woman in a elevator as to light a cigarette in one? I think we can. And I think we can do it the same way.

Domestic Violence Isn't Always Physical

Tamara Star | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Tamara Star

Missing social events or spending the weekend fighting instead of having fun together can be a sign you're in a bad relationship. You may even start to feel isolated as your partner demands most of your time.

Why the NFL Needs to Change the Playbook for Women

Julissa Bonfante | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Julissa Bonfante

Whether Goodell is guilty of a cover-up or not, female fans represent a huge segment for the NFL and the bottom line is that it needs to change the playbook for women.

Meredith Vieira Shares Harrowing Domestic Abuse Story

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.17.2014 | Media

With so many stories about domestic violence being shared in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal, Meredith Vieira decided to tell her talk show audience ...