Tag Archives: domestic violence

The T.I. and Floyd Mayweather fight for patriarchy at Fatburger

TweetT.I. got into a fight. There’s absolutely nothing surprising about that as a news item. T.I. got into a fight with boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Now, my interest is piqued. T.I. got into a fight with boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. supposedly because Tiny, T.I.’s wife, posted pictures to Instagram after attending Mayweather’s most [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Humanizing a vast community through the simplicity of their faces. Women writers and comedians on the choice not to have kids. Even if you don’t care about sports, Michael Sam being the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL is a big fucking deal. When you’re poor in America, hard work is just not enough.   [...]
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SCOTUS recognizes expansive definition of domestic violence

TweetIt’s been a rough year at the Supreme Court for feminists. The Justices curtailed voting rights; Baby Veronica was separated from her father; the Hobby Lobby contraceptive mandate arguments on Tuesday didn’t seem to go our way. But a distinctly feminist decision on domestic violence (DV) law, written by Justice Sotomayor and issued on Wednesday, [...]
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Marissa Alexander now could face 60 years in prison for defending herself

TweetThe state of Florida seems determined to punish Marissa Alexander for defending herself. You may recall that in the fall, the black mother who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot into a wall to scare off her abusive husband, was granted a retrial. She was released, after three years in [...]
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White House launches a new task force to end rape on campus

Tweet Wednesday, the White House Counsel on Women and Girls and the Office of the Vice President released a report and launched a new initiative to end rape on college campuses. Due in no small part to the hard work of campus activists, like our own Alexandra and Wagatwe, the president says his administration is focused [...]
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