Janet Bloomfield did some intense investigation into domestic violence research. You will never believe what she found. The National Violence Against Women Survey found that there was violence happening to women, and made sure of that result with their methodology. See, we told you that you would never believe it.
Victorian Police Commissioner Ken Lay gave an emotive and hyperbolic speech, titled “Breaking the pattern of family violence is everyone’s responsibility” in which he dramatised and exaggerated violence against women while refusing to properly acknowledge male victims. Greg Canning brings us the story.
Sometimes, the appropriate adjectives escape us when it comes to describing certain individuals in this world. Such is the case with John Nazarian, private investigator for Pauley Perrette and a host of other Hollywood A-listers. “Scummy” is good, but it is obviously just a start. Three minutes of him talking will quickly make that apparent.
Natasha Stott Despoja is an Australian advocate concerned with intimate partner violence. Well, as long as male victims and female perpetrators are not part of the picture. Greg Canning issues an open letter to Stott Despoja, inquiring as to her motives for a strictly gendered view of a non gendered problem.