Tag Archives: campus sexual assault

Envisioning a “hood”-based approach to combating sexual assault

TweetThe recent White House focus on combating rape on college campuses and criticisms of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative have raised some serious questions about how we are addressing sexual assault as a broader issue affecting the lives of women across class, race, and education boundaries–specifically black women and girls from poor and working class communities. [...]
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Watch: The Daily Show offers campus safety tips for him and her

TweetLast night, The Daily Show looked at the recent sexual assault case at James Madison University, in which the perpetrators were punished with “expulsion after graduation.” Or, as Jon Stewart notes, ”graduation.” The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive Tweet
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University punishes students guilty of sexual assault with expulsion…after graduation

Tweet Stories of ridiculously lenient punishments for campus sexual assault have become a dime a dozen, but you gotta hand it to James Madison University for this one. James Madison University punished three fraternity members for sexually assaulting a female student and sharing their video of the attack by banning them from campus — after [...]
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#SurvivorPrivilege shows George Will just how fun it is to be a rape survivor

TweetConservative columnist George F. Will doesn’t think this “supposed campus epidemic of rape, a.k.a. ‘sexual assault’” is such a big deal. He’s hardly alone, of course. Like Glenn Beck and Christina Hoff Sommers, Will thinks the statistics on sexual assault rates lie. Like James Taranto and Emily Yofee, he thinks survivors are partially to blame if they were [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetMisogyny kills. Let’s call the Isla Vista killings what they were: misogynist extremism. Elliott Rodger was influenced by MRAs. News media: don’t gloss over the misogyny and sexual entitlement behind the mass shooting.  Tweet
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