Tag Archives: rape

Supremacy, not privilege

There are so many disturbing aspects to the recent outcome of the former Stanford student, Brock Turner’s brutal attack on a young woman. That the rapist received light consequences, considering the vileness of his crime. That the judge seemed more … Continue reading

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From Cosby to Clinton, when married men do terrible things, their wives aren’t often co-conspirators

Okay starting off 2016 with a bit of a controversial post. Wait, am I ever not controversial? Probably rarely or not. So… there has been stuff coming up in the media recently that is pretty disturbing for women and survivors … Continue reading

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Cosby, the Patriarchy, Houser and White Supremacy

There have been articles going around recently that have left me super unsettled. As the accusations against Cosby kept coming, there were people who lambasted the accusers as being part of an orchestrated modern day lynching. There was also an … Continue reading

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On The Importance of Recognizing Intersection

The most recent news story of white police officer brutality against unarmed black civilians really highlights, to me, the importance of intersectional feminism. In case you’re unsure which instance I’m referring to, it’s the one from this past weekend in McKinley, … Continue reading

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“Jackie”

So I’m a bit late in joining the party on this one – but not for no reason! I’ve had a cold or the flu, not sure which, but I am sure that it was terrible. Anyways, I’ve been thinking about … Continue reading

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Past isn’t past – what women couldn’t do less than 50 years ago

I came across this list recently that notes 6 things women could not do fifty years ago. The one that irked me the most was the fact that it wasn’t illegal to deny women credit cards until 1974. This is among … Continue reading

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The reality of being female

FYI/head’s up – this post discusses rape and trauma The Men’s Rights Movement has been claiming for awhile that women are as often abusers as men are. And recently there have been some MRM members saying women rape men as … Continue reading

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The control in birth control is for women to have control over their own bodies – not their bosses and/or companies

Yesterday was a scary day in the United States. I’m sure you’ve gotten wind by now that SCOTUS ruled that private corporations can opt out of paying for contraceptives if they say providing coverage for contraceptives would go against their personal … Continue reading

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With domestic and sexual violence, context is everything

There have been some recent videos/media stories about domestic and sexual violence and how many men are impacted by it. The question of how many men are impacted by partner abuse is nothing new. Domestic violence as a cause took … Continue reading

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That White House PSA

Three weeks ago the White House released this PSA to encourage men to take action towards ending men’s violence against women. Interestingly, this PSA was released the same week as was an article released by Slate that focused on male … Continue reading

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