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Links from this week

As you have your breaky/tea/ lunch break, please enjoy stuff that I have read this week that I liked.


Thousands in Iran Protest Acid Attacks on Women


TEHRAN — Thousands of Iranians took to the streets of the historic city of Isfahan on Wednesday to protest several acid attacks on women.

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Justice & Justice System

We can be heroes

(Trigger warnings apply on this post for assault, misogyny, domestic violence, and bitter sarcasm/flippancy about male perpetrators of violence against women.)

This is written for cis-gendered straight guys. 1,099 more words

Social Justice

The NFL and the Sad Lessons of Ray Rice

During this evening’s “Thursday Night Football,” the NFL is unveiling the first of a series of public service announcements denouncing domestic violence and sexual assault. While the PSAs are a move in the right direction, they should be only the first down in the NFL’s game plan to address Ray Rice’s assault of his then-fiancée and other incidents in which  NFL players have abused women. 1,577 more words

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Song Comparatives: Sexual Violence

Since moving to a new part of the country and adding a 20 minute commute to my daily routine, I’ve been listening to the radio much more than I ever did in Boston.  681 more words




Like the rest of the world, I watched the Oscar Pistorius trial for the murder of his girl friend Reeva Steenkamp with keen interest. 935 more words

Domestic Violence