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Violent Women: Suffragist Mary Dubal

>Mary Dubal was a suffragist, advocating for women’s voting rights. >However, Dubal, was also a domestic abuser. >She was the first suffragist to be given a penitentiary sentence for husband beating. >She was arrested on a warrant obtained by Mr. Dubal>Albert Hotchkiss, city judge, found her guilty and effectively stated that women should be heldContinue reading “Violent Women: Suffragist Mary Dubal”

Finance Company Removes Ad After Complaints

>Instance Finance, a finance company, released a “Lazy Susan” ad. >It shows a woman and man arguing while packing a donkey.>The woman gets angry, starts yelling, and hits the guy with her hand bag.>The Advertising Standards Authority received a number of complaints about the ad. The complaints were about the idea to show violence againstContinue reading “Finance Company Removes Ad After Complaints”

Indian Feminists Fight Against Gender Neutral Rape Laws

IntroductionFeminists all over the world have historically fought to frame rape and domestic violence as a gendered crime. Specifically male-to-female. They want male victims to be ignored, while utilizing female victims. They want to ignore female perpetrators while antagonizing male perpetrators. This was confirmed when feminist Ellen Pence founded the Duluth Model-which became the frameworkContinue reading “Indian Feminists Fight Against Gender Neutral Rape Laws”

Fake Bitch Bashing Month Controversy

BackgroundOn August 28, 2007, Jezebel published a satire article called “Have You Ever Beat Up A Boyfriend? Cause , Uh, We Have” by Tracie Egan Morrissey. In the article, they openly mock male victims of female domestic violence. They laugh about the large amounts of physical abuse that women have committed against their male partners.Continue reading “Fake Bitch Bashing Month Controversy”

Women’s Groups Push To Keep Domestic Violence Exclusive To Women

IntroductionIn 2019, the UK government introduced a new domestic abuse bill. This bill covers “physical”, “sexual”, and “economic” abuse. This new bill was sure to ignore the gender of the victim and the perpetrator-a change in direction from previous bills. The impact of this new bill would be heavy. Domestic violence has been historically recognizedContinue reading “Women’s Groups Push To Keep Domestic Violence Exclusive To Women”

Layla Moran & The Double Standard Of Domestic Violence

[This article was originally published on The Medium] In 2013, Layla Moran and her ex-boyfriend were arrested after a Liberal Democrats Party Conference. The two of them were getting into a dispute, which culminated when Layla slapped her ex across the face. The two of them were released from jail after charges were dropped. ThisContinue reading “Layla Moran & The Double Standard Of Domestic Violence”

Violent Women: Marina Kukha

>Marina Kukha, wife of rapper Andy Cartwright, admitted to dismembering her husband’s body. She chopped his body up in front of their 2 year old son. >She claimed that the rapper had died of a drug overdose and that she didn’t want his fans to know (her motivation for dismembering his body). But, there wasContinue reading “Violent Women: Marina Kukha”

Violent Women: Nicole Denison

>Nicole Denison, a Florida flight attendant for “Allegiant Air” has been married to Mike Denison (a fitness instructor and bartender) for about 3 years. >When she returned to her home, she was shocked to see her husband engaging in sexual activity with another woman.>Angered by the event, she violently attacked her husband. She punched him,Continue reading “Violent Women: Nicole Denison”

Hit her back or take it on the chin?

I’ve been asked on more than one occasion, whether I was ever tempted to hit my ex-wife back.   The victim of domestic abuse for 9 years, my wife’s violent outbursts kept me on edge and I planned every detail of every day to avoid her triggers being pulled, because when they got pulled, theContinue reading “Hit her back or take it on the chin?”