Posts Tagged prison

Ky-Peterson

Ky Peterson demands we again ask: who is allowed to shoot back?

Ky Peterson has already spent three years in prison, only the start of his 20 year sentence. The young black trans man shot the person he says raped him, the assault just one of a series of violent attacks he experienced in Georgia.

Ky Peterson has already spent three years in prison, only the start of his 20 year sentence. The young black trans man shot the person he says raped him, the assault just one of a series of ...

Chelsea Manning portrait

Getting it right: Cosmo’s interview with Chelsea Manning

It’s been interesting to watch the leading women’s magazines slowly adopt a feminist editorial line, producing copy that once might have only been found in the pages of Ms. Magazine — and that’s a profound compliment to publications like Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire, who seem to be recognizing that the old saw about young women’s lack of political/feminist engagement was always a myth.

It’s been interesting to watch the leading women’s magazines slowly adopt a feminist editorial line, producing copy that once might have only been found in the pages of Ms. Magazine — and that’s a profound compliment to ...

Private detention corporations are profiting off of detaining migrant survivors of sexual violence

This week Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officially announced its plans to open a new family detention center in Dilley, Texas, to house mostly women and children. This will be the fourth “residential center” in the country after facilities in Artesia, New Mexico and Karnes City, Texas were opened in response to the recent influx of unaccompanied child migrants, joining a long-standing family facility in Leesport, Pennsylvania . If the existing facilities teach us anything about the way women migrants and asylum seekers are treated in this country, Dilley will be a money-making machine for the private prison industry and a hot bed of human rights violations.

In response to the treatment they have witnessed in Artesia and Karnes, 126 women’s and ...

This week Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officially announced its plans to open a new family detention center in Dilley, Texas, to house mostly women and children. This will be the fourth “residential center” in the country after ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie just published an ebook called We Should All Be Feminists. Stay tuned for a review next week!

Why are women in prison?

The NYPD “Rape Cop” is now suing his accuser.

“Elite populism doesn’t threaten the elites.”

Meet the feminists on one of the most evangelical campuses in the U.S.

 

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie just published an ebook called We Should All Be Feminists. Stay tuned for a review next week!

Why are women in prison?

The NYPD “Rape Cop” is now suing his accuser.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Submit to #SelfieSummer and win a free Feminist Press book.

The newest way to get yourself raped: “root sin.”

Why bar pregnancy tests are a great idea.

Vee from OITNB is a textbook abuser.

NBC won’t air ads for “Obvious Child” because they include the word “abortion.” Voice your opposition.

“The White House did not immediately respond to Mother Jones‘ request for comment on whether or not the president has ever dabbled in emoji.”

Submit to #SelfieSummer and win a free Feminist Press book.

The newest way to get yourself raped: “root sin.”

Why bar pregnancy tests are a great idea.

Vee from OITNB is a textbook ...

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