FixedIt: Domestic violence is not “a weekend away”

The Daily Examiner reported on a domestic violence assault where a man chased his partner, dragged her, punched her twice in the face and threw her onto a road as a “weekend away nightmare”. Not only is the perpetrator of this violence erased from the headline, so is the violence itself, and the fact that he was convicted in court for his choices.

Domestic violence doesn’t just “rear its ugly head”. It’s a choice made by the person who commits the violence.

FixedIt is an ongoing project to push back against the media’s constant erasure of violent men and blaming of innocent victims. If you would like to help fund it – even $5 a month makes a big difference – please consider becoming a Patron


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