Tag Archives: domestic violence

New study shows 76% of women have never been asked about domestic violence in a medical exam

TweetA new national study done by the Verizon Foundation and More Magazine reveals that 76 percent of women say they have never been asked about domestic violence in a medical exam. And while 44 percent of women experience domestic violence, doctors seems to be overlooking a critical detail in their patient’s physical well being. Domestic violence [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Ann’s gender-reversed parody: A response to Emily Yoffe. Breast cancer stigmas in Uganda. “When does an Academic become a Whore?” Spike Jonze and Her: Who are we writing out of the future? Apparently, women aren’t equal when it comes to corporate crime. “Oh that’s me. That’s us, that’s us, that’s me, thank God, that’s us.” [...]
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#31forMARISSA campaign going strong

TweetIt is day 18 of #31forMARISSA, the national letter writing campaign co-organized by Esther Armah and Mariame Kaba and featuring letters written by men to Marissa Alexander, the black Florida woman currently serving a 20 year prison sentence for firing a warning shot at her abusive husband. The campaign has taken the month of October, [...]
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Tweet Where to get baby food and formula during the shutdown. How to check your gender bias. Frozen embryos: do you know where your children are? “Being a musician/rockstar/whatever is pretty fucking impossible.” Fighting the wrong mommy wars. “I’m a Girl.” On the uphill battle for women and girls in STEM. “Imagine a woman actively [...]
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Virginia’s Ken Cuccinelli worked with group that thinks the VAWA encourages women to fake domestic abuse

TweetVirginia’s Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli wants to be governor but throughout this process of running more and more information about his extreme views are being revealed. Before transvaginal ultrasounds were a household term, thanks to Cuccinelli and his buddy Bob McDonnell, he was a private attorney who was very active in the Father’s Rights movement. [...]
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