THE EAGLE: Changing male culture to defend against... →
He came stumbling out of his car and darted toward her. She noticed him immediately as she walked beside a friend near midnight on campus at The University of Arizona. How couldn’t she — he was shirtless, stroking his penis, pants near his ankles. At first, she thought it was a fraternity initiation, a stupid prank. She remembers initially smirking at the spectacle, preparing to be mooned. If...
It’s not just about the fact that if we clearly cannot agree on what feminism...– This essay on HuffPo about Why Ubiquitous Use of the Term “Post-Feminist Is an Insult to Feminism cites AS as one of the sites who participates in feminism as a work-in-progress with Feministing and Bitch and Clutch and I know this sounds crazy but this makes me so fucking happy I’m sort of crying?...
The paradigm of “women trade sex to men for affection / favors / security /...– The Pervocracy: Supply-Side Rape Prevention. (via dr-clear-heels)
This is still a man's world - Yasmin Alibhai-Brown →
Countless women are beaten up, and some murdered, by partners who blame them for the violence. Last week music teacher Andrew Lindo stabbed to death his lover, Marie Stewart, because, he says, of what she had “done and said”. She obviously asked for it, an age-old excuse still used, even in courts. Appallingly, each case is treated as an individual tragedy, not a symptom of hardening misogyny. It...
Forcible Sex Offense on Tenley Campus →
A forcible sex offense occurred at approximately 3 a.m. on Jan. 22 in Tenley Campus’ Congressional Hall, according to the Department of Public Safety. The female student involved reported the incident on Feb. 16. The Metropolitan Police Department is currently investigating the case, according to Adam Cooper, Public Safety’s logistics and compliance coordinator. There is a known suspect. A...
Pentagon Faces Class Action Suit Exposing Military... →
feminismisforlovers: Service Women’s Action Network(SWAN), a national advocacy organization devoted to eliminating sexual violence in the U.S. military, led by executive director and former Marine Corps Captain Anu Bhagwati, are joining in support of a lawsuit filed against Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, for failure to make measurable progress...
Men’s lives are being damaged by sexism - we can’t separate it out from how...– Jessica Valenti, Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide To Why Feminism Matters (via cupkacie)
Sexual Assault Cases Put Spotlight on Notre Dame →
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I once said, I’m a revolutionary, not just a woman, and knew my own lie even as...– Robin Morgan, “Goodbye To All That,” 1970 (via suzyxisntreal)
Gender Across Borders: Violence Against Women in... →
“During one part of the interview, Cyntoia stated, “I’ve been spending the last two years trying to make a personality, because I’ve never had one before.” Alternately charming and stubborn, like any teenager, Cyntoia saw herself as one isolated, lost soul, and not part of a shockingly large group of women who have survived sexual violence. I doubt she had any idea that the famous...
nunga-nunga: Consensual Sex is HOT →
itsttony: “We are constantly shown images and ingest ideas that there are only two genders, that monogamous heterosexuality is the ’right’ type of relationship, that women should be submissive to men, that men have a higher and more important sex drive than women, that queer sex is immoral, etc. and if we…
Knowledge FOR Dummies: Rape Culture: Do's & Don'ts →
knowledgefordummies: Take it in Ladies: “Rape culture is telling girls and women to be careful about what you wear, how you wear it, how you carry yourself, where you walk, when you walk there, with whom you walk, whom you trust, what you do, where you do it, with whom you do it, what you drink, how much you…
See, consent isn’t a question. It’s a state. If, instead of lovers, the two of...– Jaclyn Friedman (via womanrebel)
100 Young Adult Books for the Feminist Reader (via... →
Sexual Assault Cases Put Spotlight on Notre Dame «... →
According to Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R) from Kansas,...
After Lara Logan's Sexual Assault, Media Helpfully... →
Lipstick Feminists: Slut Free Youth →
Rape survivors are not "accusers" →
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