The Scandal Love Affair Is More Like Emotional Abuse

Every Thursday night, we gird our loins for the new episode of Scandal. But ladies, I have to say, I’m worried about Olivia Pope. If it isn’t obvious that her romance with President Fitz Grant is unhealthy by now, drop those rose-colored Shonda Rhimes glasses and let’s walk into the light together, eh? » 10/25/13 3:00pm 10/25/13 3:00pm

Fucking Yiiikes, More Men Are Sabotaging Their Partners' Birth Control

Condom sabotage in the hopes of getting pregnant — or impregnating someone – without a partner's knowledge is unfortunately nothing new. While the "crazy girlfriend pokes holes in condoms because she so CRAZY!" still tends to be the immediate go-to, Fatal Attraction-style, a 2010 study found that reproductive coercion » 6/01/13 1:00pm 6/01/13 1:00pm

We May Not Like What Rihanna Says About Chris Brown, But We'd Better Listen

Last night, the Rihanna episode of Oprah Winfrey's series, Oprah's Next Chapter, aired on OWN, and as Oprah gently probed Rihanna with questions about Chris Brown, the singer tearfully replied that they are friends and she still loves him. This may not be what anyone wants to hear, but it's incredibly important that… » 8/20/12 6:10pm 8/20/12 6:10pm

Breaks Available, But Only If You're White and Powerful

Carl Spicocchi's a lucky guy. He kidnapped, beat, threatened and tried to kill his now former mistress in Arlington last year (his wife was back home in Toledo at the time) and was sentenced this week in Arlington County Court. Although his victim was still too scared to appear at the sentencing, Circuit Court Judge… » 3/14/08 6:00pm 3/14/08 6:00pm