Big Little Lies Is Exposing That No One Knows How to Talk About Abusive Relationships

In Sunday night’s Big Little Lies, Perry (Alexander Skarsgard) tries to have sex with his wife Celeste (Nicole Kidman) as they’re getting ready to go out for opening night of a local theatrical production. Celeste resists—she doesn’t want to be late to her friend’s big premiere—but Perry insists. Celeste then grabs a…

A Football Player's Case Leads Many to Question Stanford's Rulings on Campus Rape

In June of 2015, an unidentified woman began Stanford University’s internal investigation process after alleging she’d been raped by a football player at a fraternity house party. Though a majority of the disciplinary board twice ruled that the player committed sexual assault, he’s still on the team and she’s had to…

Judge Swiftly Rejects Cosby's Demand for New York's Unpublished Interviews With His Accusers 

In July of last year, 35 of the women accusing Bill Cosby of rape were photographed and interviewed by New York magazine, a powerful testament to what an allegedly heinous and villainous rapist the once-beloved entertainer is. On Tuesday, a judge swiftly turned down a demand from Cosby’s lawyers for the magazine to…

George Washington University Backtracks, Rescinding Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree 

George Washington University is the latest school to announce they’re rescinding Bill Cosby’s honorary degree. GW said in October it wasn’t their practice to revoke honorary degrees, even in light of the tens of rape allegations against Cosby. On Monday, though, the school’s president said he’d reconsidered after…

Missouri Man On the Run After Keeping Woman In a Box for Four Months

A Missouri man named James B. Horn is on the run after keeping his “girlfriend” in a wooden box for four months. ABC 17 reports that 47-year-old registered sex offender Horn has been charged with “kidnapping, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon” for making her “stay in the box when he was not at home,…

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