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.
A new city program offers to pay rent for homeless families — but domestic violence survivors who have full-time jobs aren’t eligible.
The National Hockey League suspended Slava Voynov indefinitely pending a criminal investigation.
From Project Unbreakable, an online platform that aims to “encourage the act of healing through art.”
Collin Grant’s stepfather repeatedly raped him — but under laws exposed in a BuzzFeed News investigation, Collin’s mom went to prison for more time than his rapist. Today, Collin wants his mother pardoned.
Using the sharing app Whisper, alleged victims of domestic abuse from across the UK are sharing their experiences of being in, and leaving, abusive relationships.
Victoria Pedraza’s daughter was murdered by the man who had also been beating her for months. Victoria’s story, in her own voice, will haunt you. Part of a BuzzFeed News Investigation.
Arlena Lindley’s boyfriend Alonzo Turner beat her for months and murdered her child — so why was she sent to prison for 45 years? A BuzzFeed News investigation.
For a BuzzFeed News investigation, here is a list of the cases we found and an explanation of the methodology we used to find them.
With Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, a look at what some men who say they are victims of abuse have posted on the anonymous sharing app Whisper. Warning: Graphic content.
A preview of an upcoming BuzzFeed News investigation. Update: The investigation has been published — read it here.
An article on Esquire.com suggests that ESPN is hosting a domestic violence panel discussion during Monday Night Football featuring only men. Not true.
As Domestic Violence Awareness Month begins on Wednesday, a look at what some alleged victims of abuse have said on the anonymous sharing app Whisper about how and why they cover up their injuries. Warning: Graphic images.
The unnamed official told the AP that he sent the video of Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancée to NFL security chief Jeffrey Miller.
NBA player Jeff Taylor was arrested twice on Thursday in Michigan on domestic assault charges and destruction of a building. The Hornets are investigating.
“I got it wrong in the handling of the Ray Rice matter.”
People began queuing up as early as 4 a.m. to return their Ray Rice jerseys at the M&T Stadium in Baltimore.
Stern statements from brands like Pepsi and Anheuser-Busch aren’t really damaging the league. If they want to affect real change, they need to hit the league and its owners where it hurts most — in their wallets.
Loyal CoverGirl users say they are not happy that the brand continues to sponsor the NFL despite the public outcry against its handling of domestic violence cases.
The newly crowned Miss America, Kira Kazantsev, said she had been in an abusive relationship in college.
I thought if I could figure out why he’d stabbed someone, then died in a motorcycle crash, I’d be able to find closure with our abusive relationship. But the story of his death was just as complicated as his life was.
And people are really not happy about it.
In response to the video showing NFL player Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious, women and men shared their own powerful stories on Twitter. BuzzFeed News spoke to the woman who began the hashtag.
“Today has just proven, once and for all, that I’m not missing fucking anything by not watching football.”
Writing for the New Statesman, Sir Patrick Stewart explains why, when it comes to domestic violence, there’s no such thing as “just a domestic”.
Six games for the first offense, lifetime ban for second.