On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of a 15-week abortion ban in Mississippi that provides no exceptions in cases of rape or incest. What’s at stake in this case matters to the countless girls and women who have been raped — including those who, like me, were raped by a father, an uncle or another family member. It was the early morning of my 10th birthday the first time that I was raped by my father. It would not be the last. The shock was so severe that I temporarily went blind before I began the fifth grade a few weeks later. By the time the school year began, my father had taken me to see a battery of doctors — a medical explanation would paper over the fact that the trauma caused by his sexual violence had caused my body to shut down. The physiological suffering that I endured included severe migraines, hair loss and even gray hair — at 10 years old. While other girls may have longed for puberty, I loathed the idea of it. My body … [Read more...] about I Was Raped by My Father. An Abortion Saved My Life.
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KHLOE Kardashian looked unrecognizable with blue eyes and huge lips as she posed on the Cosmopolitan UK cover - while fans slammed her for offering advice on mental health and mothering. This comes after Khloe was criticized for over-photoshopping her recent 'tone-deaf' posts in the aftermath of the Astroworld tragedy. Celebrating her cover photo for Cosmopolitan UK, Khloe posted the cover of the gossip magazine including the headlines of the issue on Instagram. Wearing her clothing brand Good American from head to toe, Khloe squatted and glared into the camera with bright blue eyes, whereas her eyes appeared to be a bright hazel in a selfie she posted over the weekend at a wedding . She stuck with her new platinum blonde hair look and wore a minimalist outfit of which she paired baggy jeans with a white scoop-neck crop top. Khloe captioned her post: "COSMO UK" and tagged the entire cover shoot team from her booking agent to the fashion director. However, one fan was … [Read more...] about Khloe Kardashian looks unrecognizable with blue eyes & bigger lips on Cosmopolitan UK cover
A killer jailed for murdering a toddler battered her before feeding her chocolate buttons, it has emerged in court. Adam Jackson, 27, was sentenced to nearly 16 years in jail at Teesside Crown Court on Monday morning, reports Teeside Live . Toddler Grace Thorpe was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after emergency services were called to a property in New Marske, Cleveland, on November 10 last year. She was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle for treatment but tragically died two days later. Jackson, 27, was charged with Grace's murder on November 13. He then did not seek medical attention for the fatally wounded toddler, the court heard. Adam Jackson has been jailed for life at Teesside Crown Court for the murder of Grace Thorpe ( Image: PA) He instead trying to hide his crimes and offered her "chocolate buttons to try to appease her", the court heard. Nick Dry, prosecuting, said: "The findings of the experts ruled out … [Read more...] about Killer jailed for murdering toddler battered her before feeding her chocolate buttons
Getty Images On Feb. 3, 2002, Andrew Erwin was preparing to shoot the first and only Super Bowl of his career. Working as a cameraman for ESPN, he was about to capture a duel between future NFL legends. On one sideline was Tom Brady , then 24 in his first of many championships to come. On the other: Kurt Warner. Two years earlier, the latter became the talk of American sports, going from undrafted rookie to grocery clerk to Midwestern arena football star to Super Bowl MVP for one of the best offenses in league history. "(For) sports fans, it was always kinda the Holy Grail," Erwin says of Warner's improbable rise. "It was the epitome of any kind of underdog story." Now here was Warner, fresh off his second MVP season, looking to snag his second Lombardi Trophy in three seasons. In the end, Brady got the best of the matchup, denying the Rams a dynasty and instead beginning one with the Patriots . But Warner's journey had already been cemented in sports lore by that … [Read more...] about Kurt Warner goes Hollywood: Inside ‘American Underdog,’ the true story behind an NFL legend’s family and fame