In the New Yorker, Dave Eggers writes about the case of Abbie Arevalo-Herrera, a Honduran woman who fled an abusive husband with her oldest daughter and sought asylum in the United States. Under previous administrations, Arevalo-Herrera would have been able to claim asylum and even become a greencard holder. But due…
Bill O’Reilly has been thoroughly nationally disgraced for more than a year now, such an acknowledged menace to women that even Fox News will no longer employ him. There’s almost no reason to even write about him anymore. Except for one last, lingering mystery: Why, precisely, is he suing his ex-wife and her divorce…
The mystery woman from the Houston-area home surveillance video, seen frantically ringing the doorbell in the middle of the night with shackles hanging from her wrists, has given her first interview about the ordeal.
While Donald Trump comes across as the idiotic madman that he is in Bob Woodward’s explosive Trump White House biography, Fear, another bad man in Trump’s collection of bad men, Rob Porter, is spared.
This story is stranger, and sadder, than it initially appears.
Director Matthew Newton announced on Friday that he’s stepping down from Eve—the Jessica Chastain-helmed action movie announced at the top of the year—after backlash about his history of abuse towards his partners, which he’s spoken about publicly and admitted to in the past.
A federal judge threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions and others in contempt after learning that the Trump administration was in the process of deporting a woman and her daughter while a court hearing appealing their case was underway. Yes, this sounds like the Trump administration I have come to know.
The American Civil Liberties Union sued Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen, and other administration officials Tuesday for blocking victims of domestic abuse and gang violence from receiving asylum in the United States.
A Democratic representative from Pennsylvania’s 112th district wants to introduce a bill that would make it harder for victims of abuse to file for protective orders, and he’s looking for other lawmakers to back him up.
Lots of good things are happening in New Zealand right now! The latest—on Wednesday night, the country’s lawmakers passed a groundbreaking bill that, for the first time anywhere in the world, will grant domestic violence survivors paid leave, with the goals of lessening the economic impact many people experience when…
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour “Sy” Hersh has a new memoir out, Reporter, that details his role in some of the biggest stories in recent American history, including the Mai Lai massacre in Vietnam and abuses at Abu Ghraib in Iraq. In Reporter, however, Hersh also acknowledges a major story…
It’s been eight months since Puerto Rico was first devastated by Hurricane Maria in September 2017, and the situation has yet to improve—leaving in its waste toxic, unlivable conditions for much of the U.S. territory. Women are especially vulnerable.
On Thursday, Heather Locklear pleaded not guilty to a charges of battery against police officers and resisting arrest, which originated with her recent domestic violence arrest.
It is certainly tough to imagine that anyone working with Ryan Zinke would have a bad personality and criminal history, but bear with me for a moment as I relay the tale of Kevin Sabo, acting chief of the Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs at the Bureau of Reclamation in the Interior Department.
Jaelynn Willey, the 16-year-old girl shot at her Maryland high school earlier this week, died on Thursday evening according to a statement from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. “Jaelynn Rose Willey died surrounded by her family,” the Sheriff’s office said. “It is with heavy hearts and great sadness we provide…
The White House has declined a request from Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Chair of the House Oversight Committee, for information on former aide Rob Porter, Talking Points Memo reports.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed legislation on Monday that closes the state’s so-called “boyfriend loophole.”
Donya Fiorentino, ex wife of Gary Oldman, has spoken out after Oldman’s Best Actor win at the Academy Awards on Sunday, referencing her past abuse allegations against him and shaming the Academy for rewarding accused abusers.