Tag Archives: domestic violence

Enough to put you off cornflakes for life…

TweetA SYTYCB entry This morning I listened as men confessed to wife beating, although confessed suggests remorse, even perhaps an understanding of the harm they had done. They were not in the least apologetic. In fact they had phoned a radio show to tell the presenter of the crimes they has committed. The phone in was prompted by another [...]
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Women, assault, and the illusion of statistics

Tweet**TRIGGER WARNING: This post contains graphic images and descriptions of physical assault** Cross posted on Feminists for Choice Here’s the thing about domestic violence and physical assault: You can list off all the statistics available out there (one in four women has experienced domestic violence in her lifetime) without realizing what they really mean. It’s [...]
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Actor Loretta Devine’s Appalling Defense of Chris Brown’s Domestic Abuse of Rihanna

Tweet Originally published at The Opinioness of the World. I have to admit, I’m pretty much addicted to Bravo. I especially adore the adorbs Andy Cohen and his nightly talk show Watch What Happens Live. While the show provides silly comic relief, I was disturbed by something that happened last week. Last Tuesday, host Cohen [...]
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Another Post About Chris Brown

TweetThere has been a lot of conversation happening about Chris Brown lately (I’m sure you’re sick of reading it, so I”ll try to be brief), and specifically about his re-acceptance into the music community. There has been a lot of talk about the effects of this on young people, and the message it is sending [...]
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Tell the Grammys: No, You Were Not the Victim of Chris Brown’s Domestic Violence

TweetBrett Simon thought that when Chris Brown beat up then-girlfriend Rhianna right before the 2009 Grammys, that the victim was Rhianna herself. You know, the person with all the bruises. But then he heard: Grammy Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich thinks that the awards show was the victim “of what happened.” “I think people deserve a [...]
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