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Why do universities continue to fail victims of sexual violence?

There has been a lot circulating about sexual assault on college campuses in recent months. Really, really disturbing, frightening, outrage-inducing stuff. As I follow various news stories related to the subject, I notice that most of them focus on explaining the scope of the problem: … 1,160 more words

Feminism

The All Men versus Not All Men Conundrum

In the rollercoaster of emotions that accompany a woman’s (and, presumably a man’s!) indoctrination into a feminist awakening, the question of “are all men bad” is a key moment. 1,178 more words

Opinion

Rape culture

This blog is about “rape culture” (an invention of such “man-haters” as Andrea Dworkin and Catherine MacKinnon in the 1970s), “The Affair” (a Showtime series), and postmodern treatments of the battle of the sexes. 399 more words

Herman Melville

#IamJada: Arrests Finally Made In Rape That Went Viral

In July, we reported on the rape of 16-year-old Jada, who had been drugged and sexually assaulted at a party. After violating her body, her rapists continued their assault on Jada and posted pictures of her unconscious body with the despicable hashtag #jadapose. 303 more words

News

2014’s Injustices Weren’t Backlash -- They Were The Status Quo

It was a wave of protest too striking to be ignored: professional athletes donning T-shirts to pay tribute to young black men killed by the police — and demand justice for their killers. 1,607 more words

Buzz

Arrests Finally Made In Teen Rape Caught On Camera #IamJada

In July, we reported on the rape of 16-year-old Jada, who had been drugged and sexually assaulted at a party. After violating her body, her rapists continued their assault on Jada and posted pictures of her unconscious body with the despicable hashtag #jadapose. 299 more words

News & Gossip

These two stories just happen to come up side by side in my Facebook newsfeed and I was struck by the disparity between our severely commercialized holiday season and other countries, other people, who are never safe and face atrocities such as this on a regular basis. 62 more words

Feminism