U.S. Ends Trump Policy Limiting Asylum for Gang and Domestic Violence Survivors

The decision will affect tens of thousands of cases moving through backlogged immigration courts.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #board-of-immigration-appeals, #domestic-violence, #gangs, #garland-merrick-b, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #justice-department, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Justice Dept. Ends Policy Limiting Asylum for Gang Violence and Domestic Abuse Survivors

The move is one of the Justice Department’s most significant reversals of a Trump-era policy.

#asylum-right-of, #board-of-immigration-appeals, #domestic-violence, #gangs, #garland-merrick-b, #gupta-vanita, #immigration-and-emigration, #justice-department, #sessions-jefferson-b-iii, #trump-donald-j

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A Film Tries to Make a Difference for Domestic Violence Survivors

“And So I Stayed” examines how the courts treat women who kill their abusers. The movie played a role in one case that resulted in freedom after a conviction.

#and-so-i-stayed-movie, #documentary-films-and-programs, #domestic-violence, #law-and-legislation, #nelson-daniel-a-filmmaker, #pattillo-natalie, #sentences-criminal, #women-and-girls

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Boston Police Commissioner Is Fired After Domestic Violence Allegations Emerge

Dennis White had served for two days before he was placed on leave because of accusations from two decades ago. He has dismissed them as false and tainted by racism.

#boston-mass, #domestic-violence, #janey-kim-1965, #police, #police-department-boston-mass, #walsh-martin-j, #white-dennis-a-1961

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Marcell Ozuna Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

Marcell Ozuna faces two charges, including strangulation. His team says it will cooperate with an M.L.B. investigation.

#atlanta-braves, #baseball, #domestic-violence, #major-league-baseball, #ozuna-marcell

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Covid-19’s Impact on America Has Just Begun

Many Americans  may never fully recover from the pandemic even if they didn’t contract the coronavirus.

#alcohol-abuse, #anxiety-and-stress, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #domestic-violence, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #income-inequality, #united-states, #yamhill-ore

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A New Book Thinks Clearly and Creatively About Violence Against Women

In “On Violence and On Violence Against Women,” Jacqueline Rose roves widely to consider sexual harassment, Harvey Weinstein, political power, contemporary fiction and more.

#assaults, #books-and-literature, #domestic-violence, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #on-violence-and-on-violence-against-women-book, #rose-jacqueline-1949, #women-and-girls

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Il Divo Tenor’s Ex-Wife Sues Him, Citing Sexual and Physical Abuse

Sébastien Izambard exerted “coercive control” over Renée Izambard and subjected her to years of psychological abuse and torture, she said.

#assaults, #coercive-control, #domestic-violence, #il-divo-music-group, #renee-izambard, #sebastien-izambard, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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Carmen Maria Machado: Banning My Book Won’t Protect Your Child

My memoir could teach teenagers how to exit an abusive relationship. So why don’t some parents want their children to read it?

#books-and-literature, #censorship, #domestic-violence, #education-k-12, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #writing-and-writers

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Police Say Boyfriend Responsible for Shooting at Colorado Birthday Party

More than half of mass shootings in recent years involve a perpetrator who killed an intimate partner or family member, including the gunman who killed six people in Colorado Springs.

#colorado-springs-colo, #domestic-violence, #mass-shootings

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We, Tina

How Tina Turner reclaimed her voice, her image and her spirituality.

#dating-and-relationships, #documentary-films-and-programs, #domestic-violence, #hbo-max, #movies, #pop-and-rock-music, #rio-de-janeiro-brazil, #turner-ike, #turner-tina

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Marilyn Manson Accused of Sexual Assault in Suit Filed by Esmé Bianco

The lawsuit also accuses Manson’s former manager, Tony Ciulla, of violating trafficking laws.

#bianco-esme, #california, #ciulla-tony, #domestic-violence, #human-trafficking, #manson-marilyn, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #wood-evan-rachel

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Frigid Waters: A Fleeting Balm for a Mother’s Unspeakable Grief

To shake up the tedium of quarantine, I started doing polar plunges with Stephanie Reece, who was driven by something else entirely.

#content-type-personal-profile, #domestic-violence, #east-hampton-ny, #mental-health-and-disorders, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #swimming, #tennis, #women-and-girls

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Women Are Battling China’s Angry Trolls. The Trolls Are Winning.

As online attacks against Chinese feminists intensify, popular social media companies are responding by removing the women — not the abusers — from their platforms.

#censorship, #china, #computers-and-the-internet, #discrimination, #domestic-violence, #lu-pin, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #social-media, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #weibo-corporation, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #xiao-meili, #zheng-churan

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Austin, Texas, Shooting Leaves 3 Dead

The authorities said the gunman, a former sheriff’s deputy, knew the victims and that the shooting appeared to have been “targeted to them.”

#austin-tex, #crime-and-criminals, #domestic-violence, #stephen-nicholas-broderick, #travis-county-tex

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Why Do We Let Corporations Profit From Rape Videos?

With help from Google and PayPal, XVideos lets people leer at the worst moment in a child’s life.

#assaults, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #child-pornography, #children-and-childhood, #computers-and-the-internet, #domestic-violence, #law-and-legislation, #sex, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls, #yahoo-inc

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Burt Pugach, Protagonist of a Strange Tabloid Love Story, Dies at 93

In 1959, he had his lover blinded. When he got out of prison, he married her. He called their relationship “a storybook romance.”

#adultery, #deaths-obituaries, #domestic-violence, #pugach-burton, #pugach-linda-riss-1937-2013, #wills-and-estates

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Need New Skills? How About a Hug? The Women’s Shed Welcomes You.

In Australia, men’s sheds became a global model for helping “old boys” continue living meaningful lives. Now, women are starting their own.

#adelaide-australia, #australia, #domestic-violence, #women-and-girls

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Brooklyn Man Kills Woman and Her Two Daughters, Then Himself

A 9-year-old girl returning home from a birthday celebration found her mother and two sisters had been murdered, the police said.

#domestic-violence, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #shea-dermot-f-1969, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #van-dyke-houses-brooklyn-ny

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Your Tinder Match Will Soon Be Able to Run a Background Check on You

The app is trying to make it easier to obtain data on potential partners. That could create more problems than it solves.

#computers-and-the-internet, #dating-and-relationships, #domestic-violence, #match-group-inc, #online-dating, #tinder-mobile-app

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Biden Announces Actions to Combat Anti-Asian Attacks

“We can’t be silent in the face of rising violence against Asian Americans,” President Biden said after an assault on a woman in New York.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #domestic-violence, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #hate-crimes, #health-and-human-services-department, #justice-department, #new-york-city, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Misogyny Fuels Violence Against Women. Should It Be a Hate Crime?

Experts say the everyday harassment women have learned to put up with — the catcalling and lewd gestures — connects directly with more serious abuses.

#discrimination, #domestic-violence, #hate-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls

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After Sarah Everard’s Killing, Women’s Groups Want Change, Not More Policing

A rising movement in Britain asserts that the police are part of the problem, and seeks the recognition that violence against women must be addressed at the societal level.

#domestic-violence, #everard-sarah, #great-britain, #law-and-legislation, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Erdogan Pulls Turkey From European Treaty on Domestic Violence

The move is likely to please President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s conservative followers. He also removed the head of the central bank.

#domestic-violence, #erdogan-recep-tayyip, #international-relations, #politics-and-government, #turkey, #women-and-girls

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Biden’s Covid-19 Aid Package Funnels Millions to Victims of Domestic Abuse

The aid and housing assistance to victims who have been trapped during the pandemic with their abusers further signal that the president’s agenda will aim to combat domestic violence.

#american-rescue-plan-2021, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #domestic-violence, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #violence-against-women-act-1994, #women-and-girls

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House Renews Landmark Domestic Violence Bill, but Obstacles Wait in Senate

The House vote was bipartisan, but many Republicans object to new gun restrictions on domestic abusers that could complicate Senate passage.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #domestic-violence, #elections-house-of-representatives, #gun-control, #house-of-representatives, #law-and-legislation, #republican-party, #stalking-crime, #trump-donald-j, #violence-against-women-act-1994, #women-and-girls

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Trial of Woman Who Killed Her Husband Highlights Domestic Abuse in Turkey

The case against Melek Ipek, who is being supported by women’s rights groups, has become a touchstone issue in Turkish politics.

#domestic-violence, #erdogan-recep-tayyip, #turkey, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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In Rage Over Sarah Everard Killing, ‘Women’s Bargain’ Is Put on Notice

The “Reclaim These Streets” movement in Britain asks why the police demand sacrifices of women rather than forcing men to change to end violence. “It makes my stomach rot,” one organizer said.

#metoo-movement, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #domestic-violence, #everard-sarah, #great-britain, #manne-kate, #nesrine-malik, #reclaim-the-streets, #scotland-yard-metropolitan-police-service, #weinstein-harvey, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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China Tried to Slow Divorces by Making Couples Wait. Instead, They Rushed.

A new rule requiring a cooling-off period before a divorce could be granted led to an outcry, as well as a surge of applications to beat the deadline.

#china, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #domestic-violence, #marriages, #social-conditions-and-trends, #womens-rights

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Yankees’ Domingo German Apologizes, Vowing to be ‘Different Person’

The Yankees pitcher, who was suspended for 81 games over a domestic violence incident, addressed the news media for the first time since returning to the team.

#baseball, #boone-aaron, #britton-zach-1987, #domestic-violence, #german-domingo-1992, #major-league-baseball, #new-york-yankees

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Memoir by Amos Oz’s Daughter Divides Family and Shocks Israel

“He told me I was filth,” Galia Oz writes in her book, “Something Disguised as Love,” among other accusations of physical and emotional abuse. Her mother and siblings have defended their late father.

#books-and-literature, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #content-type-personal-profile, #domestic-violence, #israel, #oz-amos, #oz-galia, #something-disguised-as-love-book, #writing-and-writers

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Two Memoirists Explore Abuse and Survival

Tanya Selvaratnam and Vanessa Springora both survived powerful, manipulative men. Now they’re telling their tales.

#assume-nothing-a-story-of-intimate-violence-book, #books-and-literature, #consent-a-memoir-book, #domestic-violence, #selvaratnam-tanya, #springora-vanessa, #women-and-girls

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New Boston Police Leader Put on Leave as Domestic Abuse Allegations Surface

The mayor said the 1999 abuse allegations “were not known to me or my staff” when the commissioner, Dennis White, was sworn in.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #boston-globe, #domestic-violence, #local-government, #police, #police-department-boston-mass, #walsh-martin-j, #white-dennis-a-1961

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Evan Rachel Wood Accuses Marilyn Manson of Abuse

“He started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years,” Ms. Wood, an actor and singer, said on Instagram.

#metoo-movement, #actors-and-actresses, #assaults, #brian-warner, #domestic-violence, #manson-marilyn, #pop-and-rock-music, #sexual-harassment, #vanity-fair, #women-and-girls, #wood-evan-rachel

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Chad Wheeler Charged With Felony Assault in Domestic Attack Case

The N.F.L. lineman was arrested Saturday after a violent assault on a woman in his home.

#assaults, #domestic-violence, #football, #king-county-wash, #national-football-league, #seattle-seahawks

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Tan Weiwei’s ‘Xiao Juan’ Addresses Domestic Violence in China

Lyrics about real cases of violence against women in China have resonated with millions across the country and sparked an outpouring of stories and discussion on social media.

#china, #content-type-personal-profile, #discrimination, #domestic-violence, #pop-and-rock-music, #sex-crimes, #tan-weiwei-sitar-tan-1982, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #xiao-juan-song

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What Defines Domestic Abuse? Survivors Say It’s More Than Assault

The Congresswoman Cori Bush and the musician FKA twigs describe how manipulative, isolating conduct known as “coercive control” helped trap them in abusive relationships. Lawmakers are starting to listen.

#bush-cori, #dating-and-relationships, #domestic-violence, #fka-twigs, #jennifer-spivak, #labeouf-shia, #law-and-legislation, #susan-rubio, #women-and-girls

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State Senator Arrested on a Charge He Choked His Wife

Senator Luis R. Sepúlveda of the Bronx turned himself in to the police on Monday after his wife said he assaulted her during an argument over the weekend.

#bronx-nyc, #domestic-violence, #senate, #sepulveda-luis-r, #state-legislatures

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Her Father Had a Theory About Her Killing. Then Came the Arrest.

Ola Salem’s body was found in a Staten Island park last year. Her father said she had talked about being followed on the highway.

#asiyah-womens-center-brooklyn-ny, #domestic-violence, #mcmahon-michael-e, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #muslim-americans, #salem-ola-d-2019, #staten-island-nyc

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3 French Gendarmes Killed After Responding to Reports of Domestic Abuse

The officers were shot after arriving at the scene in an isolated hamlet in central France, the authorities said. The gunman has not been arrested.

#domestic-violence, #france, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police

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Is the Legal System an Effective Solution to Domestic Violence?

FKA Twigs has highlighted a problem that 1 in 3 American women face. But it is still rare for aggressors to face charges, convictions or financial penalties.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #domestic-violence, #fka-twigs, #labeouf-shia, #women-and-girls

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FKA twigs Sues Shia LaBeouf, Citing Abusive Relationship

The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles by the musician, accuses the actor of sexual battery, assault and infliction of emotional distress.

#metoo-movement, #domestic-violence, #fka-twigs, #internal-storyline-no, #labeouf-shia, #sexual-harassment, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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Modern Love Podcast: With the Help of Strangers

Two women find allies to survive difficult times.

#anorexia-nervosa, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #dating-and-relationships, #domestic-violence, #eating-disorders, #love-emotion, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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For Trump, Past Is Prologue

He has always tried to weave a reality different from what is actually true.

#bankruptcies, #credit-and-debt, #domestic-violence, #new-york-city, #trump-taj-mahal-casino-resort, #trump-donald-j, #trump-ivana, #walters-barbara

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2 Officers Are Wounded and Man Is Killed in Queens Shootout, Police Say

The officers were responding to a domestic violence call when the man opened fire, wounding both of them, the police said. Neither injury was life threatening.

#domestic-violence, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-nyc, #queens-nyc

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The Frustration and the Fury of Pakistan’s Women

The country fails its women from the very top of government leadership to those who live in our homes.

#baloch-qandeel, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #domestic-violence, #hikes-and-hiking, #khan-imran, #pakistan, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls

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Her Abuse Was a ‘Family Matter,’ Until It Went Live

The grisly death of a farmer, whose attack was streamed online, has shocked China, with many asking why the legal system failed to protect her.

#burns, #china, #domestic-violence, #douyin-bytedance, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Emily Ratajkowski, Nude Photographs and Justice

Emily Ratajkowski accused the photographer Jonathan Leder of assault and using photos against her wishes. Other women say they have similar experiences.

#advertising-and-marketing, #art, #brooklyn-nyc, #domestic-violence, #fashion-and-apparel, #magazines, #models-professional, #nudism-and-nudity, #photography, #ratajkowski-emily, #woodstock-ny, #your-feed-fashion, #your-feed-internet-culture, #your-feed-selfcare

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Johnny Depp Leaves ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Franchise at Studio’s Request

The exit comes days after Mr. Depp lost a libel case against the publisher of a British newspaper that called him a “wife beater.”

#depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them-movie, #harry-potter-fictional-character, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #movies

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Johnny Depp Loses Court Case Against Newspaper That Called Him a ‘Wife Beater’

“I accept that Mr. Depp put her in fear of her life,” a British judge wrote, dismissing the actor’s libel case on Monday.

#decisions-and-verdicts, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #london-england, #newspapers, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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