domestic-violence

The Invisible Voter Suppression of Domestic Violence

Emotional abuse, stalking and sexual assault have a direct impact on democracy. But we never hear (or talk) about it — because it doesn’t look like the violence we know

‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ Turns the Killing of Shanann Watts Into a Queasy Found-Footage Documentary

The Netflix film draws from text messages, Facebook posts and other media to tell the story of Watts and her daughters’ murder. Rather than providing insight, though, it becomes an uncomfortable exercise in rubbernecking.

The Secret Lives of Police Wives — And the Abuse They Suffer in Silence

For the victims of abusive police officers, silence seeps into almost every aspect of their lives. But now, in the wake of George Floyd’s death and the subsequent police reckoning it inspired, their voices are finally starting to be heard

What It’s Like to Be on Lockdown With Your Abuser

Incidents of violence and abuse are likely to rise during the coronavirus pandemic — which makes a customized ‘safety plan’ even more vital than before