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  • Domestic Abuse Bill returns to parliament.
    Life

    The domestic abuse bill has finally returned to parliament – so what’s next?

  • Rihanna SAvage x Fenty
    People

    Rihanna makes vital point about domestic violence survivors in lockdown

  • Tim Berners Lee: internet isn't safe for women
    Life

    The man who created the internet just admitted the online world isn’t safe for women

Latest Stories

Domestic Abuse Bill UK 2019
Life

Judges are being called out for dismissing rape claims in a powerful letter

The way judges deal with rape and abuse in family cases is “outdated”.

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Hollie Richardson
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domestic-violence
Long Reads

“I am a survivor of domestic abuse. This is my story”

Warning: this story might be difficult to read.

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Stylist Team
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gaslighting in relationships
Life

Psychologist reveals 3 coping strategies for dealing with toxic relationships

We all encounter toxic people at some point in our lives. These tips could help you cope.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist reveals she is a “survivor of domestic violence”

“I learned what it felt like to be pinned down and slapped repeatedly.”

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Jessica Rapana
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Kelly Sundberg
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Exclusive: Kelly Sundberg gets real about the healing power of storytelling

“I’ve had to grieve and say goodbye to the girl I was before my abuse,” says the author.

Dylan Farrow really isn’t here for Scarlett Johansson’s defence of Woody Allen
People

Dylan Farrow really isn’t here for Scarlett Johansson’s defence of Woody Allen

“Scarlett has a long way to go in understanding the issues she claims to champion,” tweeted Farrow.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Nicki Minaj on the red carpet at the 2019 met gala
People

Nicki Minaj wants to change the way we talk about women in abusive relationships

Nicki Minaj’s powerful Twitter thread about her abusive ex has gone viral – and for good reason.

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Lauren Geall
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Teala Davies
People

Denied a trial, Jeffrey Epstein’s victims have shared their powerful testimony regardless

"Jeffrey may no longer be here to hear it, I will not stop fighting, and I will not be silenced anymore."

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Financial abuse might not be visible, but Serena Williams is fighting to change that

The tennis champion is shining a light on the often-overlooked form of domestic abuse.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

Gillian Flynn is ‘disgusted’ by Gone Girl defence in missing person case

The author has condemned the theory that Jennifer Dulos staged her own disappearance

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Pip Cook
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Sky Ferreira
People

Sky Ferreira says gaslighting is a “go-to tactic” for music executives

“The entertainment industry is filled with underqualified bullies and morons.”

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Lauren Geall
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Sarah Shaffi
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This is why MPs are calling for a ban on gagging orders on victims of sexual harassment

NDAs should not be used as an excuse not to investigate allegations of abuse and harassment.

The actor Amber Heard
People

Amber Heard says she was punished for speaking out about abuse claims

Actor launches blistering attack on treatment of female survivors

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Anna Brech
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People

Emma Thompson won’t work with Hollywood men accused of misconduct

The actress sent a letter outlining why when she quit a movie helmed by John Lasseter, the disgraced former Pixar chief

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

The Michael Jackson documentary trailer is here, and it’s “devastating”

The creators of the series have also responded to backlash from the singer's estate

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Mandy Moore reveals she was “drowning” in abusive marriage to Ryan Adams

“I was living my life for him. It [was] an entirely unhealthy dynamic. I had no sense of self"

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
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Ryan Adams
People

The Ryan Adams allegations show anyone is capable of abuse

Even apparently romantic, sensitive musicians

Posted by
Emily Baker
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Life

The Lorena Bobbitt documentary vows to finally tell her side of the story

The woman who cut off her husband’s penis after years of alleged abuse is the subject of a new true crime series

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Kayleigh Dray
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Netflix’s Dirty John is a masterclass in coercive control

Based on a true story, the show is a stark reminder that abuse doesn’t always have to be physical.

People

“Horrifying and indefensible”: Lady Gaga pulls song with R. Kelly from streaming services

The singer has apologized to all victims of assault

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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