Tagged: domestic violence

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Why I’m Not Celebrating USWNT and Neither Should You

  I’m in New York City, but most certainly will not be celebrating U.S. Women’s National Team victory in the World Cup solely due to their stonewalling for and unmitigated support of Hope Solo. I can support those whose foibles I don’t know of, but I can’t knowingly support professional...

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What About Hope Solo and Women Batterers?

  U.S. women’s soccer has no systematic, decades-long history of ignoring domestic violence the way the NFL does. It’s not as popular as the NFL either. Professional women soccer players are just as much role models as NFL players are. Society should advocate for male victims of domestic violence and...

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Domestic Violence in the NFL

On Saturday night, SNL’s former host Seth Meyers took shots at NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during the 2015 NFL Honors ceremony. It was not the first time the Late Night host has used his comedic talents to call out Goodell. “I know this is obvious, but it’s a pretty bad...