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'Take Responsibility' - The New, Improved & More Socially Acceptable Way to Victim Blame

By Jessica Eaton

Twitter @JessicaE13Eaton

It’s not okay to victim blame – but it’s more than okay to force women and girls to take responsibility for their rape or sexual assault. 3,653 more words

Psychology

Some Men Just Want to Watch the World Burn

The Ignition

In 2008, the housing market crashed and brought about the Great Recession. This happened just as I graduated from Northern Illinois University. I had done all the right things and was prepared to head out into the so-called ‘Adult World.’ But then the bottom fell out as the housing market crashed. 1,677 more words

Gender

Family friends say Hillary Clinton may ask Chelsea, not Bill, to do the boring parts of being first lady

Now that Hillary Clinton is officially the Democratic candidate for the president of the United States, former president Bill Clinton is the closest that anyone has ever been to becoming the first gentleman (or first husband, if you prefer). 509 more words

Preserve

I have long loved summer, it’s long long days, the clear blue skies, vacations, and mountain views.  2012 was the summer of surgeries, I had three of them, each spaced two weeks apart. 451 more words

Breast Cancer

Capitalism: As a System of Punishment

We are taught that capitalism rewards innovative individuals. Neoliberal social institutions throughout the United States, especially the media, embody and decree messages that shout, “Hard work and dedication will allow… 627 more words

Thoughts And Perspectives

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Some stories that caught our eye this week:

Prominent feminist writer drops off social media after rape threat against her 5-year-old daughter “Valenti…becomes the latest in an increasingly long line of women who have been harassed and threatened online by anonymous stalkers from SNL cast member Leslie Jones to Gamergate targets Anita Sarkeesian, Briana Wu and Zoe Quinn.” … 137 more words

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