Why in God's Name Is Mike Tyson, Convicted Rapist, Guest Starring on Law & Order: SVU?

I've spent a lot of time analyzing my long-term, stable(r), monogamous attachment to Law & Order: SVU (how do we keep the spark alive!?), and one of the main conclusions I've come to is that—for all its gratuitous trauma-porn issues — it's a show largely about women that actually acknowledges how scary and vulnerable… »1/25/13 4:40pm1/25/13 4:40pm

We Watched the Fifty Shades Episode of SVU So You Didn't Have To

I suppose we're now at the point that any time any little thing happens in the world, we know that all we have to do is kick back, relax and wait for it to show up in an episode of Law & Order. And why would the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon be any different? A common woman becomes famous after writing a book of… »10/11/12 12:20pm10/11/12 12:20pm

Supreme Court Allows Woman To Sue Jail For Hijab Removal

In 2006, Souhair Khatib went to a jail in Orange County, California to ask for more time to complete her community service. She wound up being jailed for several hours, and deputies made her take off her hijab, though she told them it's against her religious beliefs to remove her head scarf in public. Her case was… »10/03/11 10:26pm10/03/11 10:26pm