Tag Archives: military sexual assault

Conservative media’s greatest misogynist hits of 2013: Feminism is a sexual perversion that causes statutory rape and more

Tweet This year’s greatest misogynist hits from conservative media included gems like, ”You shut up. Know your role and shut your mouth,” the timeless assertion that feminism is “turning women into sexualized freaks,” and the classic claim that the victim was “manhandled” during “the so-called Steubenville Rape.” But there are so many more! Check them out [...]
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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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Is Bob Filner actually preying on sexual assault survivors?

TweetThe number of women who have accused San Diego Mayor (D) Bob Filner of sexual harassment is now 13. That’s 13 women who were violated by a man who told one woman who worked for him to come into work without panties; put his hand in a woman’s bra, forcibly kissed multiple women, abused his [...]
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Female soldier calls out victim-blaming Air Force flier with tips for how to “avoid becoming a victim” of sexual assault

TweetHere’s a poster of helpful advice on “how to avoid being a victim” created by the sexual assault coordinator at Ohio’s Wright-Patterson Air Force base. Via Business Insider: I particularly love that this list of tips–all eight of which are directed at the potential victim–is under the title “Preventing Sexual Assault is Everyone’s Duty!” Maybe [...]
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Conservative says women in military make up rape stories for money

TweetThose of us concerned about the sexual assault epidemic ravaging the military can all the chill out, thanks to some really awesome news: women who join the military are pathological freaks who make up stories about being raped out of spite, for money or for attention. This, at least, is the opinion of esteemed (by [...]
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