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New study finds that one in 10 male college students have committed rape

In 2002, a ground-breaking study found that the majority (63 percent) of campus rapists were serial offenders, with each repeat perpetrator committing six rapes on average. David Lisak’s finding has remained a major talking point among lawmakers, reporters, and activists ever since.

In 2002, a ground-breaking study found that the majority (63 percent) of campus rapists were serial offenders, with each repeat perpetrator committing six rapes on average. David Lisak’s finding has remained a major talking point among lawmakers, ...

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Feministing Jamz video of the week: “Girls Killing It” by Aina More

London-based Nigerian lyricist Aina More has a fire new video that you can look to to set all your summer squad goals. More says that “Girls Killing It” is a track  “celebrating the achievements of women.” 

London-based Nigerian lyricist Aina More has a fire new video that you can look to to set all your summer squad goals. More says that “Girls Killing It” is a track  “celebrating the achievements of women.” 

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Diary of a mad, fat Puerto Rican Woman leaving the island

Let me begin by stating a fact that has taken me years to get over. I am a fat Puerto Rican woman. I am only a size 14 but that is huge for our standards, especially on an island where the pressure to look your sexiest is a lifelong pursuit. Throughout my life, I’ve somehow felt pressure to apologize for not looking like what I’m told would be the “best version of myself.” Understand this is purely an aesthetic issue, otherwise I am quite healthy and active. I come from a long line of fat, beautiful, strong and loved women. My mom was fat before me, and probably so was my grandmother. 

Let me begin by stating a fact that has taken me years to get over. I am a fat Puerto Rican woman. I am only a size 14 but that is huge for our standards, especially on ...

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“If you give a woman or a man without his or her knowledge a drug and then have sex with that person without consent that’s rape. And I think this country and any civilized country should have no tolerance for rape.” – President Obama responding to a question from the press today about the accusations against Bill Cosby

“If you give a woman or a man without his or her knowledge a drug and then have sex with that person without consent that’s rape. And I think this country and any civilized country should have ...

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Nicely done, Nashville: Sexist anti-drunk driving campaign pulled

Tennessee’s most recent effort to prevent drunk driving was laugh-out-loud sexist. The Booze It And Lose It campaign, paid for with a federal grant and run by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, was aimed at young men — the people most likely to drive drunk — and chose sexism as a method for driving home the message that drinking impairs your judgement. 

Tennessee’s most recent effort to prevent drunk driving was laugh-out-loud sexist. The Booze It And Lose It campaign, paid for with a federal grant and run by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, was aimed at young men ...

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