murder

Life

Texas Seeks Death Penalty for Border Agent Who Allegedly Killed Four Women

Juan David Ortiz was indicted on a capital murder charge after allegedly killing four women he targeted for doing sex work.
Leila Ettachfini
12.6.18
music videos

Slay Queens: 12 Beautiful Music Videos About Women Murdering Men

Goodbye Earl and also men in general.
Sara David
2.14.18
crime

Woman Stabbed to Death By Ex-Boyfriend Days After Reporting Him to Police

Every week, two women like Molly McLaren are murdered by current or ex-boyfriends in England and the UK—and reporting to authorities often offers little protection.
Sirin Kale
1.24.18
crime

Twenty-Three Women Murdered in Uganda, And No One Knows Why

As the police struggles to mount a response to the grisly murders, community activists are determined to keep putting pressure on the authorities.
Amy Fallon
11.29.17
crime

White Cop Convicted of Fatally Shooting Teen Daughter's Black Boyfriend

After three mistrials, a jury convicted former Oklahoma police officer Shannon Kepler of manslaughter for the death of 19-year-old Jeremey Lake in 2014.
Gabby Bess
10.19.17
violence

Lawmakers Are Finally Addressing the Epidemic of Violence Against Native Women

Following outcry after the murder of a 22-year-old pregnant Native woman in North Dakota, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp introduced Savanna’s Act to help fight the epidemic of violence against Native women and their families.
Kimberly Lawson
10.11.17
crime

Murder of Muslim Girl Near Mosque Not Motivated by Islamophobia, Police Say

While attacks against Muslims have been on the rise, the police are not currently investigating the murder of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen as a hate crime.
Gabby Bess
6.19.17
crime

Women With Albinism Are Being Tortured, Dismembered, and Their Limbs Sold for Magic

In Malawi, having albinism is the equivalent of having a moving target upon your back.
Sirin Kale
6.13.17
Film

Why Everyone Thinks They Know the Truth About JonBenét Ramsey's Murder

With "Casting JonBenét," Kitty Green doesn't rehash the facts of JonBenét Ramsey's murder or offer answers, but offers a new look at our cultural obsession with the case.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
5.1.17
crime

When Workplace Sexual Harassment Ends In Murder, Is the Company Responsible?

Alisha Bromfield's supervisor at Home Depot subjected her to aggressive sexual harassment before he murdered her and raped her corpse. This week, an appeals court ruled that the company must face a lawsuit for failing to intervene.
Gabby Bess
3.28.17
Film

The Filmmaker Exploring Why Women Are Secretly Obsessed with Violence

We spoke to Ingrid Jungermann, the writer and director behind our new favorite murder-comedy, “Women Who Kill."
Sirin Kale
12.29.16
TDOR 2016

For Trans Women of Color, Safe Employment Is a Matter of Life and Death

With an unemployment rate four times higher than the general population, trans women of color face countless barriers when it comes to finding safe employment.
Sarah Hagi
11.23.16
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