Monthly Archives: March 2011

On Charlie Sheen and Chris Brown

Tweet When Chris Brown lost his shit following a Good Morning America interview where he was asked about his assault on Rihanna he tweeted, “I’m so over people bringing this past shit up!!! Yet we praise Charlie sheen and other celebs for there bullshit.” I agree completely with Jay Smooth – Chris Brown is getting [...]
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Pledge to Make Your Campus SAFER This Sexual Assault ACTIVISM Month

Originally posted in Campus

Tweet For the past ten years, April has been known as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year, SAFER decided we wanted to take a slightly different approach. We’re recognizing this April as Sexual Assault ACTIVISM Month, and we’re asking students and their allies to join us in pledging to take concrete steps toward holding their [...]
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Jesuits settle $166 million sexual abuse suit, charged in another

TweetLast week the Northwest Jesuits agreed to pay $166.1 million in a bankruptcy settlement with about 500 people who were sexually abused by priests. The majority of the payment will come from the religious order’s insurers. The Northwest Jesuits declared bankruptcy in 2009 when a number of sexual abuse charges were brought against the order. [...]
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Donate to the Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon!

Tweet When I first posted about the National Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon, the distant day when we’d actually have to strap on our bowling shoes and show off our skills seemed so far off. But now it’s just a couple weeks away–and we need your help to reach our Feministing team goal! In the last post, [...]
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Wal-mart gender discrimination case reaches Supreme Court today

Tweet Today, the Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments in Dukes vs. Wal-mart, the gender discrimination lawsuit against Wal-mart. At stake is whether the case can continue as a class-action suit–that is, whether the plaintiffs in the case can represent over a million more women who worked for the company since 1998. At Slate, [...]
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