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Getting men involved in anti-violence campaigns

Team players
Male locker rooms are not known as the most female-friendly, aggression-free zones, nor are healthy, safe relationships the first thing we associate with college athletic culture.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 27, 2011

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Preparing for June 8

Candidate breakdown for districts 114, 116, and 119
Stuckey vs. Vincent, Capron vs. Sharif, and Barkley vs. Dini
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 26, 2010

Facebook fracas

Clinton Hart has one too many friends; plus, a pack of ’Dawgs starts chasing the Ducks
Sooner or later, Facebook had to figure into the sports-crime scene. There are at least two cases now of pro football players getting arrested for assault in fights resulting from their wives looking at their Facebook friends lists.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  May 05, 2010

New ways to prevent domestic violence

Following Up
About eight months ago, the Sanford-based anti-domestic-violence organization Caring Unlimited launched a court-monitoring program that placed observers in York County courtrooms to take notes on domestic-violence case proceedings.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 17, 2010

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Documentary Man

An interview with Frederick Wiseman
If you think the polemic salvos Michael Moore churns out define the modern documentary, you've either succumbed to Moore's manipulative shenanigans or are unfamiliar with the works of Frederick Wiseman. No disrespect to the Roger & Me director, he is what he is — a man with a camera and a handful of pixie dust.
By TOM MEEK  |  December 09, 2009

Burning bridges

The brutal reality of a violent relationship
Even though it has been several years since her divorce, "Michelle" still wakes in the middle of the night from nightmares of her past life, only to realize that she is free from the physical pain, anguish, and feelings of utter fear and horror that were part of her 11-year marriage to "Tommy," her high-school sweetheart.
By DEB LANDRY  |  October 14, 2009
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Give peace a chance

Yoko Ono on why John Lennon's art remains relevant
This year marks the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Bed-In, which found the newlywed couple pontificating about peace from their Amsterdam honeymoon bed for a week. Decades later, the couple is still working together to promote social justice, with Ono publicizing exhibits of Lennon's playful, sometimes colorful, often childlike, works of art.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 26, 2009

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Nervous, stressed, and depressed, LLC

What's a recent law grad expected to do in this economy?
Twenty-seven-year-old Jesse White is a temporary staff attorney at a domestic-violence nonprofit in the South End.
By KARA BASKIN  |  April 30, 2009

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Fest raises awareness, celebrates women

Come together
Maria Mendes found her voice last spring, at a gathering to prepare for a trip to New Orleans to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues . Standing before a group of women, she finally got the courage to talk about being abused, surviving, and fighting to protect other women.
By MARION DAVIS  |  February 18, 2009

Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Politenessman

Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  January 28, 2009

He choked big time

Sports blotter: "Ugly incident" edition
Sports blotter: "Ugly incident" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  November 12, 2008

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Parental discretionary donors

How Sarah Palin generated over $1 million in donations to Planned Parenthood
Polarizin’ Palin has people everywhere opening their pocketbooks to the pro-choice movement’s benefit.  
By SHUCHI SARASWAT  |  October 09, 2008

Stop the bastards!

African exiles get political.
If you’re unfamiliar with the history of Ethiopia, you’ll probably be lost. (Try skimming a summary before you go.)
By GREG COOK  |  July 08, 2008

More fun with the Bengals

Sports blotter: "Some things never change" edition
It was weird, wasn’t it, that brief period when the Bengals didn’t suck?
By MATT TAIBBI  |  May 07, 2008

We can be heroes

Courage vs. abuse
Until now, the only way to use your ovaries to combat domestic violence was to yank ’em out, throw ’em in a sack, and use them to wallop an assailant.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  April 02, 2008

More police problems

Plus, Obama’s Philadelphia moment
Anyone who watches police dramas such as Law & Order or CSI might get the idea that cops from time to time stretch the envelope.
By EDITORIAL  |  March 19, 2008

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Dance, Monkey: Erin Judge

We put a comic on the hot seat
Knocked Around: Superbad II , wherein Jonah Hill loves Michael Cera so much, it hurts.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 22, 2008

Hands of stone

Sports blotter: "Ex-Patriot" edition
Graham and Sauerbrun join a surprisingly long list of former Patriots who have been arrested in recent times.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  January 16, 2008

Tennessee two-step

Sports blotter: "All offensive linemen" edition
Tough week for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where two football players were busted within a span of three days.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  November 14, 2007

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