Tag Archives: Kirsten Gillibrand

The Senate thinks they’ve done enough to stop military rape

TweetIn case you’re disappointed that Kirsten Gillibrand’s Military Justice Improvement Act got filibustered yesterday, I have great news: the senate, according to senators, has already done enough to stop military rape and the commanders who are unable to stop the epidemic of sexual assault are totes trust-worthy! Phew!   Tweet
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Watch now: Senate to vote on military sexual assault bill

Tweet Today, after much delay and opposition, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Military Justice Improvement Act (MJIA) will be finally be debated and voted on by the Senate. This bill is extremely important and would challenge the status quo culture of rape and impunity ravaging our armed forces. This seems like an obvious solution. But sadly, it [...]
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GOP Congressman says Senator Gillibrand’s bill is for attention, not about military sexual assault

TweetSenator Kirsten Gillibrand has worked long and hard–and faced daunting opposition–fighting against the military’s sexual assault epidemic and culture of impunity. But, according to one Republican Congressman, Sen. Gillibrand’s plan is “certainly not an issue of sexual assault,” but rather a combination of sour grapes and a desire for attention. Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Maya and Katie An ode to women who are difficult to love. RogerEbert.com is running pieces by women writers this week. Tweet
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Watch Now: Senate debates military sexual assault bill

TweetWe’ve been blogging quite a bit about the Military Justice Improvement Act, which will help decrease sexual assault in the military. Well, watch senators debate the bill now! I (@kthalps) will be live tweeting it later. Tweet
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