Tag Archives: International

Delhi gang rapists sentenced to death

TweetFour of the men charged with committing the gang rape that horrified the world late last year have been sentenced to death. The ABC reports: Three days after finding them guilty, Judge Yogesh Khanna said the case fell into the “rarest of rare category”, which justified capital punishment. “In these times when crimes against women [...]
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12 year old boy Ali Ahmed on the Muslim Brotherhood’s fascist theocracy and feminism

TweetMy faith in large parts of humanity has been shaken this week. This kid is giving me some hope for the future, though. Watch how Ali Ahmed explains to news outlet El Wady what a fascist theocracy is and then preaches the importance of feminism to a new Egypt. I love when the interviewer asks, [...]
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Marriage equality becomes law in England and Wales

TweetWay to go, England and Wales! BBC reports: The government’s controversial legislation on the issue received Royal Assent on Wednesday. The Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat leaderships all backed the proposals, which were finally approved by MPs and peers earlier this week. It is expected that the first gay and lesbian wedding ceremonies will take [...]
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Quick hit: Rachel Hills on Julia Gillard

TweetFriend of the site Rachel Hills has a piece in this week’s edition of the UK magazine The Stylist, about the misogyny that marked Julia Gillard’s short but eventful tenure as Prime Minister of Australia. Gillard was ousted earlier this year, replaced by the man she herself had ousted just a few years before. Hills [...]
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“It will be like having a doll in my arms”

TweetGood morning, and welcome to the worst story you’ve read all day even though it’s only 9am. Earlier this week, we covered the story of the 11-year-old Chilean girl who is pregnant as a result of rape by her mother’s partner, and who is being denied an abortion because they’re not legal in Chile, even [...]
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