Monthly Archives: November 2010

New study: Over one in three men in South Africa admit to rape

TweetThis is startling: A 2010 study led by the government-funded Medical Research Foundation says that in Gauteng province, home to South Africa’s most populous city of Johannesburg, more than 37 percent of men said they had raped a woman. Nearly 7 percent of the 487 men surveyed said they had participated in a gang rape. [...]
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PETA’s latest sexism: “Be Proud of your Body Scan: Go Vegan”

Tweet Only PETA can try to profit off of the invasive TSA screenings by pushing objectifying and body image bullshit with their latest ad. Thankfully, it was rejected by several major airports this past holiday weekend: The ads from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals features a scan of a curvaceous woman in lacy [...]
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A feminist thanksgiving

Tweet Feministing will be taking tomorrow through the weekend off for the holidays. As we all head off to our (chosen and biological) family gatherings, I thought I’d do a lil’ random gratitude shout out to some of the wonderful people and projects in our own little Feministing family and beyond that have been doing [...]
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What We Missed

TweetFile this under badass: Apparently Sarah Palin took notice of Jess’s Washington Post op-ed on fake feminists. She quotes Jess in her forthcoming book. Recommendation letters may be costing women opportunities. A sex worker speaks out about her experiences at Good Men Project Magazine: “The more men I talked to, the more sympathetic I felt. [...]
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Subway flasher gets Hollaback’d

TweetVia Hollaback comes this video of a woman confronting a man who had his penis out, in a condom, and was pressing up against her on an NYC train. The woman in this video seriously rocks! She turns the tables on her harasser, making it clear she sees what he’s doing, sharing that with the [...]
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