Posts Tagged Dana Bolger

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

By Katie and Alexandra

 

Dear Republicans: it’s pretty simple. If you want to help the economy, you will support immigration reform and not shutting down the government. Get it?

Saudi activists to launch a national “drive-in” encouraging women to break the country’s ban on driving while female. 

Some good, old-fashioned rape encouragement!

A short documentary on police violence against trans people.

By Katie and Alexandra

 

Dear Republicans: it’s pretty simple. If you want to help the economy, you will support immigration reform and not shutting down the government. Get it?

Saudi activists to launch a ...

Surviving at Amherst

Amherst student debunks all the rape myths in the school’s “sexual misconduct” report

In response to former student Angie Epifano’s account of Amherst’s shockingly cruel and inept response to her sexual assault, the school called together a Special Oversight Committee on Sexual Misconduct to conduct an investigation of campus policy and practice.  Last week the Committee released its 55-page report.

While the document does criticize Amherst’s approach to sexual violence, it simultaneously absolves both the school and rapists of blame by characterizing assault as an unfortunate accident: “Something goes wrong and a sexual assault does occur,” the report reads.

It Happens Here, an Amherst blog dedicated to discussion of campus sexual violence, has published a response to the report by student activist Dana Bolger. The whole piece is ...

In response to former student Angie Epifano’s account of Amherst’s shockingly cruel and inept response to her sexual assault, the school called together a Special Oversight Committee on Sexual Misconduct to conduct an investigation of ...