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Answer: No.

Is It OK to Invest in a Company if Its CEO Beats Women?

Slate Magazine
There's an easy answer to this question. Photo by Lofilolo/iStock/Thinkstock Back in August, Gurbaksh "G" Chahal, the millionaire founder, CEO, and chairman of online ad network RadiumOne, was allegedly caught on tape viciously beating his girlfriend for half an hour, hitting her 117 times in his San Francisco penthouse. After his arrest,…Read More
"If [woman-beating] isn't a red line for the RadiumOne directors, then perhaps they don't have one." Seriously guys, why is Chahal still CEO??

It's time for RadiumOne's abusive CEO to go - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blogTerm Sheet

CNNMoney
RadiumOne is planning to go public soon. It shouldn't have a domestic abuser in charge. Gurbaksh "G" Chahal, founder and CEO of RadiumOne FORTUNE -- Last August, 31 year-old Silicon Valley entrepreneur Gurbaksh "G" Chahal was arrested and charged with hitting and kicking his girlfriend 117 times over a 30-minute period. The incident was…Read More
Everybody and every business makes mistakes. This is a great example of what a responsible, community-minded business owner does when he realizes his business has stepped in it. If only Daiquiri Factory owner Jamie Pendleton would follow suit and apologize for #DateGrape...

Staffer Fired Over Bar's 'Domestic Violence' Sign

NBC 10 Philadelphia
A sidewalk sign promoting a Philadelphia sports bar has stirred up controversy for poking fun at domestic violence. The message, scribed in colored chalk, read: “I like my beer like I like my violence… domestic.” It was posted Saturday afternoon outside Bar-Ly at 11th and Appletree Streets in the Chinatown section of the city.…Read More
Good question

Why is violence against women ever sexualised? - Telegraph

Telegraph.co.uk
My instinct would be that it’s to shock. After all, isn’t that what all these fashion magazines do to sell copies – try and create something controversial so that other publications will re-publish it and thus give them more coverage (yes, like I’m doing now, but I am making a serious point here). There’s even a term for it:…Read More
Jezebel article on this issue asks the question: "What part of this is meant to raise awareness about domestic violence?"

Vogue Italia Trivializes Domestic Violence With Glam Fashion Shoot

Jezebel
S Italian Vogue, the fashion glossy known for courting controversy (sometimes with shocking insensitivity) is at it again — this time, the magazine is raising awareness for violence against women by having models pose as high-fashion horror movie victims, screaming helplessly as they're threatened with various weapons. Great! In the introduction…Read More
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