BY Marissa Dubecky
on Feb 19, 2015
In a tragic reminder of the many ways marginalized women suffer every day, a homeless woman in Ohio reported that she walked eight miles to court at least half a dozen times in the past year to make sure her rapist, Paul E. Hubert, didn’t go free. Hubert claimed he paid her to have sex with him, but the victim’s injuries (he had repeatedly hit her head prior to assaulting her) indicated that it was in fact rape.
A detective from the Columbus Police ... Read More
on May 03, 2014
How many times have you passed by a homeless person, and not noticed them? Living in N.Y.C. I would venture to guess that number would be very, very high. It's not often that we stop to talk to, or even look at the homeless. It's something we'd simply rather not acknowledge. Maybe because its scary to think that anyone could be sitting there, a loved one, or possibly ourselves? Well the folks over at the New York Rescue Mission have cleverly created an incredibly ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on May 20, 2013
As if you didn't already love this celebrated funnydude, Galifianakis has gone and proved himself the biggest sweetheart in Hollywood. At tonight's premiere of The Hangover III, the comedian will be escorted by Elizabeth "Mimi" Haist, a woman he rescued from homelessness two years ago. Although she's accompanied Galifianakis to premieres in the past, we've now got the lowdown on the details of their friendship.
It all started when Galifianakis moved to Los ... Read More
BY Casey Krosser
on Nov 01, 2011
After Rachel Fleischer graduated from college she took out a loan for a video camera, and took to roaming the streets to create a project she was sincere about filming. She would dedicate the next four years of her life to documenting the lives of homeless people on the streets of Los Angeles. Through her very personal and compassionate documentary, Without a Home, she gives some of the people she met a chance to tell their stories honestly. ... Read More