There are certain times in one’s life when one should really be on one’s best behavior; chief among them being any time one is standing in front of a judge for sentencing. More
Topic: domestic violence
So, Patrick Stewart is pretty much the best person ever. Ever, in this history of the world. And not just because he just tried pizza. At Comicpalooza a fan mentioned his work to end domestic violence, saying that it had been very meaningful to her, and asked him what he was most proud of outside of his acting resume. Specifically she said “Besides acting, what are you most proud of that you have done in you life (that you are willing to share with us)?” More
Of course, this is coming from a company that repeatedly banned the photo of a cancer survivor while somehow letting three teenage monsters’ video documentation of a gang rape go unnoticed, so I’m not sure how much I trust them as of yet. Actions will speak louder than Facebook notes, and I am hoping for an anti-sexual violence message to finally be shouted from the Internet’s megaphone. More
If you have not yet heard Kelly Rowland‘s single “Dirty Laundry,” you should do so as soon as possible. I mean, you can watch the video below first, but you should read along the lyrics because they’re painfully beautiful. “Dirty Laundry” … More
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
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
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