March 19, 2013

Governor Cuomo’s Call for a "Women's Equality Act"

In his State of the State message in January, Governor Cuomo called for a “Women’s Equality Act” that would include legislation on pay equity, sexual harassment, human trafficking, domestic violence and various forms of discrimination. In addition, it included passage of the Reproductive Health Act concerning abortion. Many question why the Governor has delayed his proposal. Governor Cuomo stated that he planned to update New York’s abortion laws so that they comply with the 1973 […]
October 9, 2012

Domestic Violence Concerns in Vogue Magazine

The cover of Vogue Hommes Internationale has recently depicted a picture of model Stephanie Seymour being choked and grabbed from behind by a fellow male model. Critics say have stated the picture sends a bad message to men and women. The 2008 Journal of Emergency Medicine performed a study of murders of women in 11 cities. The study found that 43% of women who were killed by their partners were choked to some extent before […]
November 16, 2010

Charlie Sheen Hospitalized After Incident at Plaza Hotel

Charlie Sheen was hospitalized after police found him highly intoxicated in a trashed hotel room at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.  Sheen was not arrested because no one filed a formal complaint against him.  Estranged ex-spouses Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen were vacationing in New York with their two young children.  Richards was staying in the hotel room across the hall when Sheen, allegedly, got violent after an evening spent with a female […]