Tag Archives: gendered violence

Lose-lose situations in which misogyny always wins and sometimes kills

Tweet*Trigger warning* There seems to be no shortage of advice for women about how best to deal with the constant barrage of harassment we’re expected to put up with for the privilege of existing in public spaces. Generally, it tends to fall into two categories: 1) ignore it or 2) very firmly and unambiguously make [...]
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UChicago misogynists threaten sexual assault survivors and activists over release of ‘rapist list’

TweetLast year, the Department of Education opened an investigation of the University of Chicago after a complaint alleged that gender-based violence and harassment were rampant on campus, and that the University was doing little to stop it. Yesterday a group calling itself the UChicago Electronic Army (UEA) provided a good case in point. The UEA hacked [...]
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Chilling photo essay documents a night of domestic violence

Tweet*Trigger warning* While photographing an ex-convict’s struggle to reintegrate into civilian life, photojournalist Sara Naomi Lewkowicz found herself a witness to domestic violence: I intended to paint a portrait of the catch-22 of being a released ex-convict: even though they are physically free, the metaphorical prison of stigma doesn’t allow them to truly escape. That story [...]
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Dallas Mayor calls for 10,000 men to rally to end domestic violence

TweetLast month, after a number of high-profile domestic violence cases in the city, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings announced that he was launching a public awareness campaign and made a powerful appeal to men to help change the culture of violence. It’s our fault. It’s not the women’s fault. We want to make it known that any violent act [...]
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