Topic: domestic violence
Apparently, Roots Bistro in Houston, TX believes that domestic violence is a hilarious, pun-opportune topic. Woo hoo, women being beaten, what glee!
But seriously: WTF. More
Domestic abuse victims should never have to look at their abusers’ names etched permanently on their bodies like marks of ownership, so an amazing and kind-hearted tattoo removal artist from Albuquerque, N.M., has been using her skills to help victims of domestic abuse by erasing the unwanted names of abusers free of charge. More
Do you remember how, at this year’s ceremony, some Grammys producer begrudgingly alluded to The Thing Which Shall Not Be Named (Chris Brown savagely beating Rihanna exactly three years before) by calling it an “unfortunate incident”? We were astonished that any mouthpiece for a mainstream institution like the Grammys could be so oblivious and callous–just kidding, we weren’t remotely astonished. Nor are we ever astonished when cowardly publications refer to Chris Brown as a “controversial figure” as opposed to, say, an “violent, unrepentant abuser.”
Well, this week Rolling Stone did everyone better. More
A CBS article about the killing of Reeva Steenkamp ran this morning with a quote from Oscar Pistorius in the headline: “She Died In My Arms.” Reeva Steenkamp died in Oscar Pistorius’ arms because Oscar Pistorius killed her. Her death was not something that happened to him. He did not stumble upon a tragic tableau and cradle her, Pietà-like, while she expired; it was an act he committed. A few years earlier, he had been arrested for assault against another woman. More
In my upbringing, a nightie is not something I’ve ever worn. A nightgown or pajamas, sure, but a nightie has a different connotation to it. More
As we head into a three-day weekend, the editorial team here at The Gloss would like to remind our readers the importance of not murdering their girlfriends. Here are a few tips on how to make sure you too can avoid murdering your girlfriend.
Remember, if you and your girlfriend are having a disagreement, it’s very important not to murder her, no matter how wrong you think she is.
If you are unhappy in your relationship with your girlfriend and aren’t sure how to resolve things, try breaking up instead of committing murder. More
No wonder the Grammys don’t mind having Chris Brown back at the ceremony–they just think of what happened as “something unfortunate!” More
Let’s talk about the Violence Against Women Act. You may remember it from the time Al Franken got adorably choked up while debating it on the Senate floor, or the time it provided programs and services to victims of domestic violence for 18 years in a row. The bill is up for reauthorization right now, which one might not think would be controversial. But it is! More
Even if he were still angry, I’m pretty sure Brad Pitt would be all right. He’s Brad Pitt. More
Human beings make their own choices; the responsibility to make good ones lies within them, not their significant others. More
In the World’s Most Expected News of the day, Chris Brown acted like a pouting child because somebody gave him a boo boo on his ego. More
I won’t even to pretend I’m not pleased about this. More