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APD Unveils New Interview Rooms For Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
The next step in improving sexual assault investigations in Austin?
"...The Austin Police Department’s Sex Crimes and Domestic Violence units unveiled six new interview rooms redesigned with..."

Nov. 4, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Local Nonprofits Adapt to Help People Survive Domestic Violence During COVID-19
Seeking shelter when home isn't safe
"...first point of contact for those seeking to survive domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, and child abuse –..."

May 8, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Survive2Thrive Foundation's Courtney Santana Finds Housing for Survivors of Domestic Violence
"...Santana's Survive2Thrive Foundation has worked to place survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault into semipermanent or permanent housing..."

Nov. 27, 2020 Features Feature by Beth Sullivan

Opinion: Anti-Asian Racism Compounds the COVID-19 Crisis for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence
AFSSA Executive Director Darlene Lanham asks Central Texans to take a stand against coronavirus-motivated racism and to support our Asian communities
"...new world of COVID-19, Asian and immigrant survivors of violence face a triple threat: health risks posed by the..."

April 17, 2020 Column by Darlene Lanham

A Hotline for Native American Survivors of Domestic Violence
StrongHearts helpline expands service to Texas
"...designed to serve Native American survivors of intimate partner violence, has been moving toward national expansion since its launch..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Super Bowl Sunday Domestic Violence Another Urban Legend
"...are, in fact, no statistics proving a rise in domestic violence on Super Bowl Sundays. This is yet another..."

Feb. 16, 2004 Postmarks

APD Unveils New Interview Rooms For Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
The next step in improving sexual assault investigations in Austin?

Nov. 8, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

A Question of Compassion for Travis County's Family Violence Court
A woman alleged rape. The man she accused went free. Should his attorney run our court?
"...seeking election as the judge of Travis County's family violence court – tried to circumvent state rape shield laws...."

June 19, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Family Violence Court: 'Homicide Prevention'
"...among agencies has helped make the county's special family violence court a success, says Mack Martinez, the assistant county..."

March 26, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Is UT Harboring a Domestic Abuser?
Students, organizations calling for Richard Morrisett’s job
"...tenured UT College of Pharmacy professor, received a family violence assault charge for strangling and pushing his former girlfriend..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

A History of Violence
AFS Documentary Tour presents Boxing Gym
"...a far-ranging trajectory encompassing everything from High School (1968), Domestic Violence (2001), and State Legislature (2007) to Aspen (1991)..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Abbott Issues “Safety Action Report” on Gun Violence
Recommendations long on surveillance, short on gun restrictions
"...services. The push for more law enforcement resources against “domestic terrorism” does strike one unexpected note, promising more DPS..."

Sept. 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Stop Violence
"...and Jackson did on stage represented an act of violence against women, during a football game at that (an..."

Feb. 11, 2004 Postmarks

Confronting Intimate Violence: A Dress Speaks: Heeding the Voice
Reviews of recent and ongoing exhibitions and performances around Austin.
"...that don't always apply in this era of widespread domestic violence. Home isn't always sweet, sad to say. Silence..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Abbott Appoints Domestic Terrorism Task Force in El Paso's Wake
Thoughts, prayers, committees
"...Pressed to take action on gun violence – including calls for a special session – in..."

Aug. 23, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

APD's Domestic Disturbance
APD Officer Antwain Tyrone Tarver stands accused of repeatedly abusing his wife
"...Williamson County Jail after he was arrested for continuous violence against the family (a third-degree felony) and interfering with..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

NFL "Millions" Boost Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline has more money, but also more calls to answer
"...millions over multiple years" to the Austin-based National Dom­es­tic Violence Hotline...."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Equal Treatment for Victims
APD detective spearheads effort to train officers about same-sex domestic violence
"...Although domestic violence is often portrayed as an act with a..."

July 10, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

News Roundup: MLK, Chris Kyle, and the Lege
Get ready to celebrate "Chris Kyle Day"
"...Roundup: The NFL continues to face scrutiny for its domestic violence record; Molly White faces backlash for a Facebook..."

Feb. 2, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

A Purse Drive for Mothers
Give your bags to Handbags of Hope
"...knew? You can help stop the insidious cycle of domestic violence by donating a purse! Children in shelters across..."

Feb. 9, 2011 Design Post by Anne Harris

Dark Waters
Todd Haynes' courtroom drama is a true-life environmental horror
"...in the heartland, whether it be homophobia, racism, or domestic violence. In this case, much as in his eco-paranoia..."

Nov. 29, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Heart of The Beast
Can Donald Byrd Make Art of True-Life Violence?
"...draw art from real-life tragedies without being exploitative. The Domestic Violence Project, created by Austin's Dance Umbrella (DU) and..."

May 9, 1997 Arts Feature by Adrienne Martini

Breaking the Cycle
Schools move to end teen dating violence
"...A conversation about teen dating violence is long overdue, according to the numbers. Love Is..."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Addressing Sexual Assault by Student-Athletes
Campaign hopes to eradicate rapes on high school campuses
"...with an educational program designed directly to address dating violence and sexual assault among student-athletes...."

Dec. 6, 2016 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Despite Concern, Commissioners Proceed With Two Finalists for County Judge
Advocates hope the next CC4 judge understands the intersections of sexual assault and family violence
"...Kercher, and Dimple Malhotra, chief prosecutor in the Family Violence Unit of the Travis County District Attorney's Office. Earlier..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Texas Democrats Request Special Session on Guns
Legislators in five cities press Gov. Abbott
"...Greg Abbott to convene an “emergency session on gun violence” (as only the governor can do) in response to..."

Sept. 4, 2019 News Post by Michael King

SAFE Cares
Nonprofit announces program for young survivors of sex trafficking
"...SAFE, the local nonprofit working to end sexual violence and child abuse, has launched a new project to..."

Nov. 1, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Border Violations
What happened to the thousands of unaccompanied children who crossed the U.S. border last year?
"...not an accurate legal conclusion, given the prevalence of violence perpetrated by non-state actors in Mexico against whom the..."

April 3, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Choosing Detention Over Death
Refugees come to the U.S. seeking protection, find detention instead
"...with her 9-year-old son to escape the injustice and violence of her home country...."

Dec. 25, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Travis County Prosecutor to Fill County Court of Law Judicial Seat
County Commissioners selected Dimple Malhotra by a 4-0 vote
"...chief prosecutor of the Travis County District Attorney's Family Violence Unit, has been selected to fill the County Court..."

Oct. 8, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

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