Our thanks to Julian for this. It’s long been known that the cohort of people with the highest rates of domestic violence are lesbian couples. An extract from the piece:
Court documents revealed that the child told police that he was repeatedly tied up, confined with duct tape, locked in a small room for extended periods of time and that both women would periodically beat him sometimes with a belt. He said his own mother once smashed his hand with a hammer and his “stepmom” repeatedly kicked him in the groin hard enough to cause bleeding.