Tags » Gender Violence
Sexual assault, rape, molestation, unwanted fondling, unwanted attention, stalking, sexual harassment, battering, emotional abuse, domestic violence…. NONE of it is your fault.
Decide to find a trusted soul who can supportively listen as you talk about what happened, share your feelings and begin to release some of the shame, self-blame and pain. 94 more words
In Defense of Uncomfortable Subject Matter in #Genre #Fiction | Flavorwire #books #opinion #genderviolence #intellectualfreedom
Last week, The New Statesman ran an essay by Liz Lutgendorff, wherein she describes reading every book on NPR’s reader-selected list of the top 100 science fiction and fantasy books, and finding them to be “shockingly offensive” in their “continued and pervasive sexism.” In the course of proposing “a Bechdel test for books,” Lutgendorff launches broadsides at a variety of authors, some of whose work is indeed genuinely awful (step forward, Piers Anthony), and questions why these works remain so respected. 112 more words
A girl in India faces lot of obstacles when she decides to continue her studies or decide to achieve something without much support. If she doesn’t get the financial support to achieve her dreams the situation becomes worse. 403 more words