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Brazil: state murder of lesbian remains unpunished 3 years later

After three years of Luana Barbosa’s murder, the case is still in the judicial process without effectively holding the aggressors accountable. Black, lesbian, mother and outlier, Luana was killed at age 34 due to brain injuries caused by three military police officers who beat her in the corner of her house, in the Jardim Paiva II neighbourhood, in the northern area of ​​Ribeirão Preto (São Paulo state). 165 more words


Let's talk about sexual consent and my experiences with it

Hey lovelies 💕,

I find it important to talk about feminism, self love and everything related to it on my blog. As I’ve been reading the awesome blog of Ashley I read an important post about sexual consent which inspired me to write about it. 1,372 more words


Ireland: Lyra McKee, talented young, lesbian journalist killed at riot

Lyra McKee was killed on Thursday (local time) by a gunman shooting in the direction of police officers, shortly after she tweeted a photo of a police vehicle being pelted by petrol bombs, with the caption: “Derry tonight. 77 more words


How We Use Language to Promote Victim Blaming

Linguist Julia Penelope studied how passive language shapes oppression. In general, oppression often involves scapegoating and other tactics that shift focus from the oppressor. Consider the following sentences: 88 more words

Domestic Violence

Gender Data Gap in Health

What does it mean to be a women in today’s society? You might think it has to so with social pressures, expectations, school or even rape culture. 337 more words

Gender Based Violence - A Plague to Jamaica's Society

Gender Based Violence (GBV) is the silent plaque of Jamaica. Nothing breaks my heart more than hearing the reports of violence against women flooding the airwaves. 329 more words