Tag Archives: academia

Study suggests police systematically undercount rape reports

Tweet Corey Rayburn Yung, an associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, has published a startling study in the Iowa Law Review. Based on his investigations of Baltimore, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and St. Louis law enforcement and victim narratives from across the country, Yung believes that police officers are undercounting rape reports [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Consent-themed Valentine’s Day cards are cute, though. “The revolution will not be cited.” Lauren Chief Elk on Eve Ensler’s V-Day, Indigenous women, and the myth of shared gender oppression. More from CIR on forced sterilizations of imprisoned people in California. A remarkable history of five years of anti-violence organizing at Tufts. TED backpedals on [...]
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Quick Hit: Vanderbilt Divinity School appoints black lesbian woman as dean

TweetDespite some religious bigots that insist on invalidating the lives of LGBTQ folks; and others who do not think women should have leadership roles, queer women of color are righteously taking up space! Vanderbilt Divinity School appointed Emilie Townes as their newest dean. Not only is she holding it down for queer people of color but [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Student refuses to sing Whitman’s “Song for Democracy”

TweetOk so I actually don’t know if this person is a feminist or not. But standing by one’s anti-racist values like this, despite the cost is a little feministy. Timothy L. McNair is an aspiring opera singer and graduate student studying at Northwestern University. Walt Whitman was an American poet who is revered for his [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Women and unions at the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. Silence is a woman. The Lambda Literary Award winners have been announced. A high school valedictorian called out her school on its discrimination against Native Americans. A lot of people wrote a lot of things about the FLOTUS heckler conflict. Sontag is [...]
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