Tag Archives: domestic violence

Are we listening to Syrian women?

Tweet In the ongoing crisis in Syria, we’ve rarely heard from mainstream media sources about how Syrian women have been experiencing this violence, and the ways that gender-based violence is impacting their lives in this time of crisis. Tweet
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Watch: A Ray Rice-inspired makeup tutorial

TweetI’ll admit that the first few times I saw this Ray Rice makeup tutorial shared, I was skeptical. Maybe I just wasn’t quite ready to find the dark humor in a story that, as Mychal wrote last week, has revealed just how much some people hate women. But comedian Megan MacKay’s video is really very [...]
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Statistic of the Day: 1 in 5 American men admit to domestic violence

TweetPeople are justifiably outraged by Ray Rice’s treatment of his then-fiancee Janay Palmer. But what’s even scarier is that one out of five men admit that they’ve committed domestic violence against a partner or spouse. A new nationally-representative study by the University of Michigan asked 500 men the following question:  Over the course of your relationship, how often [...]
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How to know that you hate women

TweetHere’s a sure-fire way to know that you hate women: when an incident of intimate partner violence in which a man knocks a woman unconscious gains national attention and every question or comment you think to make has to do with her behavior, you really hate women. Like, despise. There is no other explanation. There is [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetYup, pretty much. The police violence we aren’t talking about. “Rape victims act like victims,” and 17 other false myths about sexual assault. The NFL updated its domestic violence policy. Some thoughts about what it means. Let’s get more statues of women in New York’s Central Park. Why Senator Gillibrand doesn’t need to name names. [...]
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