Am I arguing that girls and women shouldn’t be held responsible for their...– Emily Maguire, Princesses & Pornstars: Sex, Power, Identity. (via starsgowaltzing) (via sexisbeautiful)
Mother Jones: The GOP's Plan to Redefine Rape →
carmenrios: “This bill takes us back to a time when just saying ‘no’ wasn’t enough to qualify as rape,” says Steph Sterling, a lawyer and senior adviser to the National Women’s Law Center. Laurie Levenson, a former assistant US attorney and expert on criminal law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, notes that the new bill’s authors are “using language that’s not particularly clear, and some...
South Africa: Declare 'Corrective Rape' a... →
Bottom line: Rape is rape (via Toronto Sun) →
padaviya: Julian Assange, the Australian hacker who runs WikiLeaks, is accused of rape in Sweden. This has not caused some of Assange’s defenders to change their opinion of him. Instead, it has caused them to change their opinion of rape accusations.
Do you agree with Naomi Wolf? →
redforgender: Naomi Wolf says that women who accuse men of rape should be named. Join us on facebook and tell us what you think.
cassket: Jane Velez-Mitchell Not Amused By Awful “Rape Congratulations” Cards HLN current affairs show host Jane Valez-Mitchell sounds positively pissed as hell as she discusses those hipstery-horrible greeting cards with a prosecutor, a rape survivor, and several other women. Video inside! A breast cancer survivor, Velez-Mitchell doesn’t agree with You Stupid Bitch, the cards’ maker, that...
For Victims Of Sexual Assault:
fearlessnessismygoal: “Recognize that healing from sexual assault or any trauma takes time. Allow yourself the time you will need to recover emotionally, mentally, and physically. There is no set time frame for your healing process. The wound will heal, yet there will always be a scar. It will be a part of you, but it is not you. You survived. Know that it’s never too late to get help,...
CALL FOR CONTENT
pluralisms: so i’m interning for this short doc about love on the internet this semester, and as part of our promotional stuff we’re creating a blog where people can share their experiences with long-distance, internet-based relationships. not stuff like “we met on okcupid and then went on a date and now she’s my girlfriend” type things, but stuff like “we met on facebook and have talked for a...
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