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Consent with a Twist.

Marisa Herrera-Keehn, a senior at California State University Monterey Bay, wrote and performed a provocative, sex-positive piece about “consent” by introducing her audience to the BDMS community (Bondage, Dominate, Sadist, Masochist) for 2015 MENding Monologues on her campus. 1,443 more words

'Haus Krai 2015 & The Leniata Legacy'

New Stella Mag post up on Haus Krai 2015 & The Leniata Legacy – the movement to end violence against women in PNG, through Advocacy, Awareness, Education, Charity, and Empowerment. 29 more words

Human Rights

Public outcry in Turkey over the brutal murder of a woman

Özgecan Aslan was found on the 13th of February 2015 in a riverbed in the Tarsus district of the southern province of Mersin, Turkey.

The 20-year-old psychology student at Çağ University allegedly resisted a rape attempt only to be stabbed, hit with an iron pipe and have her fingers cut off before being burned and having her body discarded. 142 more words


Slap her!

When have boys (men) unlearned that slapping girls (women) it not okay?

This video is heart-warming!


#KickingImages - Kunstuni Linz 06-08/05/2015

Kicking Images Conference
Visual Politics – Sexualized Violence – Interventions
Kunstuniversität Linz 6.-8. May 2015

With the conference Kicking Images and with reference to queer-feminist re-presentation politics, we want to explicitly intervene in the production of future visual notions of sexualized violence. 38 more words

Visual Communication

Image of Women in Advertising

The image of women in advertisement – those images aren’t real, they are constructed and reconstructed – they are impossible ideals of physical perfection – but they cause real harm to real women. 85 more words