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Maxim Korea accused of glorifying violence against women

Petition calls for removal of Maxim Korea's Sept. issue for showing violence against women: http://t.co/is49Tnvkus pic.twitter.com/X12cWk4aqH

— Cosmopolitan (@Cosmopolitan) September 2, 2015

Maxim Korea has been accused of glorifying violence against women in its September issue.

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Human And Civil Rights

2nd Annual Rosemary Brown Conference

Please join us on September 19th at SFU Harbour Centre to remember and celebrate the legacy of human rights activist, Rosemary Brown. This year’s theme is Confronting Gender Violence. 67 more words

Dr. Dre issues apology to “the women I’ve hurt”

With the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton topping the box office, Dr. Dre — founding member of the hip hop group and co-producer of the movie — suddenly found himself at the heart of an unwanted controversy. 192 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Assault is not your fault

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

Revolutionary Self Care

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

Librarianship

Loving and Stalking aren’t the Same. A Real Life Experience

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

Are all men potential rapists? No.

By Anne Sexton | Hot Press | August 12, 2015 

Prostitution should be legal to stop men turning into hormone-fuelled rapists. That’s not my opinion, but Dr Catherine Hakim’s. 1,304 more words

Gender Politics