FixedIt: Murder is not how you end a marriage

Your Central Valley, reporting on a man who murdered his ex wife and her new boyfriend. I don’t think there’s any need for commentary here, the fix is pretty much self explanatory.   FixedIt is an ongoing project to push back against the media’s constant erasure of violent men and blaming of innocent victims. If...

FixedIt: Erasing men’s violence against women

The Townsville Bulletin reported on a man charged with torture, rape and assault after allegedly holding a woman against her will for three days. Police raided the residence last Friday, before charging the 26-year-old with torture, possession of drug utensils and two counts each of rape, assault occasioning bodily harm and common assault. It is...

The Independent lead with “Cheating can make your marriage STRONGER”. Health.com and the Daily Mailconcurred. Cheating is “GOOD for your marriage” according to The Sun. Even The Guardian played around the edges with “Esther Perel: The relationship guru who thinks infidelity isn’t all bad“. The thing is, they’re all wrong. Not only does Perel believe affairs are more damaging now than ever...

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