A Pennsylvania woman was found shot to death in a barn Tuesday night after being kidnapped by her husband, who had a long and documented history of violence towards her. Kevin Ewing was previously charged with kidnapping Tierne Ewing in July, but was able to post bond and get out of jail. He was found alive, with a…
Comedian and actress Leslie Jones is reportedly the victim of a deeply invasive and dangerous hack that, along with the usual (but no less abhorrent) racist memes, has exposed her driver’s license and passport information, along with several private naked photographs of the Ghostbusters star on her own website.
In 2013, a lawsuit was filed against USA Gymnastics, the national governing body for U.S. gymnastics that is responsible for selecting teams for the Olympics and World Championships. The lawsuit accused the organization of neglecting to adequately report the abuse allegations coming from its gyms, leading to the…
There’s a YouTube mystery around beauty blogger Marina Joyce, and even after the police got involved the conspiracy theories keep coming.
Leslie Jones appears to have taken a break from Twitter after a deluge of disturbing and extremely racist tweets were directed her way. But now, other celebrities are trying to spread the Leslie Jones love, and condemning Twitter’s inability to protect users.
A nanny who traveled to Woodbury, Minnesota, from China was found wandering two miles from her home by police. She had two blackened eyes, and following a trip to the hospital, x-rays revealed several broken ribs and a broken sternum.
In an astoundingly tone deaf case of choosing bros before...common decency, Disney CEO Bob Iger has spoken out in something resembling support of Johnny Depp because the star has made the company so much dang money by playing Captain Jack Sparrow.
In an interview with Vulture last week, ABC’s The Real O’Neals star Noah Galvin made some flippant comments about director Bryan Singer’s alleged abuse of young men in Hollywood. Vulture went so far as to delete the already published remarks, and Galvin quickly issued an apology, specifically saying sorry to Modern…
The Supreme Court of Canada made a pretty crazy ruling about sexual contact with animals on Thursday. The decision was the result of a very sad case in which teenage girls were sexually abused by their stepfather.
A new story from the Chicago Reader is making waves around Chicago and outside of that city for its in-depth look at the abuse allegedly perpetrated over the course of decades by the artistic director of one of its most respected theaters, Profiles Theatre Company.
Yeah, that is something you can do, if you’re someone who wanted to do that. Whoever that might be.
Two weekends ago, after Beyoncé released a mythologically forceful visual album that attached the most significant art of her career to the narrative of her husband Jay Z cheating on her with a woman she called “Becky with the good hair,” the fashion designer Rachel Roy—presumably operating of her own…
Modern Family’s Ariel Winter has proudly exhibited the results of her recent breast reduction surgery, scars and all, and good on her. But now her estranged mother, Crystal Workman, has come forward to criticize her decision.
On Monday, the Guardian launched a new series focused on internet abuse and harassment called “The Web We Want,” by turning inward.
Taylor Swift, beatific friend and benefactress to all women, has donated $250,000 to Kesha “in a show of support.”
A British Columbia man named Patrick Fox has created a website whose sole intent, he says, is harassing and defaming his ex-wife, posting photos of her and her home and alleging that she’s a stripper and a white supremacist. He told a news outlet he’ll only stop when she’s either dead or “destitute and homeless.”…
Empire creator Lee Daniels has requested to have Sean Penn’s $10 million defamation lawsuit against him dismissed, calling it “bogus.”
The Queens District Attorney says a Flushing woman kept two children from Korea captive for more than five years, beginning when they were 9 and 11 years old. DNAInfo reports that Sook Yeong Park, 42, is suspected of bringing the children into the country, then beating them and treating them as virtual slaves.
After comedian Beth Stelling came forward on her Instagram in late December with photos of bruises and stories of alleged rape and abuse by another comedian, a man named Cale Hartmann, the response from the comedy community has been solid: women especially have made statements of unequivocal support for Stelling, and…