This week, BuzzFeed exposed therapists who attempt to “cure” gay people. Read that and other stories from The Toast, The New Yorker, Salon, and more.
I was in love with a man who hurt me. By staying with him, I was only hurting myself.
“One day I hope to have a wife, and I will help her have a happy life.”
Judge Kenneth Watson has backed out of his appointment to Oklahoma’s pardon and parole board. Watson had freed a battered woman from a decades-long prison sentence, and on the parole board was set to help decide the fate of another battered woman.
A small group gathered Monday to demand freedom for Tondalo Hall. Hall is in prison on a 30-year sentence for failing to protect her children from her boyfriend — despite evidence Hall was also violently abused by him.
The national advocacy group UltraViolet plans to demand the release of Tondalo Hall at a rally in Oklahoma City on Monday. Hall is in prison on a 30-year sentence for failing to protect her children from an abuser who was set free eight years ago.
A production of “An Evening With Desdemona and Emilia” starring Cynthia Nixon, Uzo Aduba, and Heather Lind sparked conversations about the contemporary epidemic of violence against women.
Vermont’s lawmakers are considering whether to create a criminal law against parents who fail to protect their children. A BuzzFeed News investigation exposed how such laws have led to long prison sentences for battered women in other states.
The league published their “domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault webinar” on Friday.
The 27-year-old fullback was arrested on Thursday in Santa Clara.
Kenneth Watson, the judge who recently freed a battered woman from a decades-long sentence for failing to protect her children from her violent boyfriend, has just been appointed to Oklahoma’s parole board. That means he’ll consider the fate of Tondalo Hall, another battered woman who is behind bars.
The South African branch of the charity tweeted the image on Friday morning, featuring a model with bruises wearing *that* dress.
Commissioner Rob Manfred says the league is still working to set a well-structured domestic violence policy.
A loophole in Cambodia’s domestic violence law leaves women unprotected. Jina Moore reports from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for BuzzFeed News.
But Rosie Batty stole the show.
Report exposes horrific crimes against women committed by gunman Man Monis.
Obsessive bitches be crazy.
The former Ravens running back apologized for “the horrible mistake” in a statement to the Baltimore Sun.
The case against Carolina Panther Greg Hardy, who was charged with throwing his former girlfriend onto a couch covered with guns, has been dismissed.
She was joined on stage by survivor advocate Brooke Axtell.
The U.S. women’s soccer star and Olympic gold medalist had her case dropped amid accusations that witnesses against her were being uncooperative.
Junior Galette was arrested on Monday.
Four women, two men, a boy, and a girl were found dead Monday. Police later found a man dead at a restaurant who matched the description of a person police had been looking for earlier.
John Key wore a T-shirt that said “I’m not sorry for being a man”.
An Oklahoma law that has put battered women in prison — sometimes for longer than their abusers — is part of why the state puts more women per capita behind bars than any other. So says a Harvard fellow hired by Oklahoma’s governor to examine its criminal justice system. The latest in a BuzzFeed News investigation.
The film was captured using Body-Worn Video (BWV). This video contains images some may find distressing.
Tens of thousands have signed a petition from grassroots organization UltraViolet for the release of Tondalo Hall, an Oklahoma prisoner and domestic abuse victim. Hall is serving a prison term 15 times longer than her abusive partner. Read the latest installment of a BuzzFeed News investigation here.
Tondalo Hall was sentenced to 30 years in prison for allowing child abuse — while the actual abuser got only two years. Now she seeks clemency, and a women’s rights group is backing her with an online petition.
BuzzFeed News spoke to the 911 dispatcher who claimed to have received the call.
Nike brand president Trevor Edwards responded to questions about the company’s NFL sponsorship at a conference today.