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#FC2k17 Challenge 11: invasive questioning

Full disclosure, one of your authors is a rape survivor. And a survivor of various sexual assaults. One guy once held a knife to my throat and sexually assaulted me. 1,637 more words


Presidential Trauma

He was so presidential.

Did you hear him speak?

It’s a complete turn around.

I think we are seeing the leader that Trump will become. … 682 more words


Gender Stereotypes & Abuse

CN: gender stereotypes, abuse, SA, fat phobia, victim blaming/shaming, size shaming, r*pe apologia, uncensored use of the word r*pe, toxic masculinity, ableism

“Is he bigger than you?”, is usually the first question people ask after finding out I’m a victim of domestic violence. 490 more words


So you want to make a protest sign about rape

There’s a lot to be said about protests – the energy, camaraderie, connecting with people, and sparking new or revitalized action in people. There are also the signs – we want to see people’s creativity and spin on specific topics and issues. 827 more words


That sure sounds scary... On inconsistent statistics and the feminist challenge

1 in 4 women…

1 in 6 women…


We’re in a terrifying statistical minefield here in the FC2k17, where the challenge creator and volunteers are telling us that violence against women is a major, common problem.

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Let's get real #FC2k17

In the lengthy introductory email I received, I happened to come across this gem:

Let’s get real on day one. It is very statistically probable that some of you on this list have fraught or violent histories with women. 

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Sunday Reads: Knock Em Out!

Hello, I’ve used photos of woman boxers, or women boxing, before…it seemed appropriate with the latest assault in women’s rights out of Ohio and Texas, that images of women in boxing gear (vintage ones at that) should be the perfect accompaniment to this thread. 3,777 more words

Just Because