Posts Tagged rape culture

Michelle Williams receiving oral sex from Ryan Gosling in Blue Valentine

What’s on your agenda for a feminist sexual revolution?

Rebecca Traister has a new piece in New York Magazine — that features quotes from three members of the Feministing crew! — arguing that feminists need to talk more about the inequities in the sexual culture beyond just sexual violence. 

Rebecca Traister has a new piece in New York Magazine — that features quotes from three members of the Feministing crew! — arguing that feminists need to talk more about the inequities in the sexual culture ...

protestors with stand with survivors sign

Tell Congress to listen to college rape survivors and vote no on the Safe Campus Act

This morning the House Education and Workforce committee will hear witnesses in its hearing on campus sexual assault — and, unsurprisingly, not a single one of them is a student survivor with knowledge of the problem as it is experienced on the ground. One anticipated topic of discussion: the recently introduced Safe Campus Act. 

This morning the House Education and Workforce committee will hear witnesses in its hearing on campus sexual assault — and, unsurprisingly, not a single one of them is a student survivor with knowledge of the ...

balloons floating away

On street harassment: Asking for it

Ed. note: This post is part of a series on street harassment. Read the first post here.

Most days I am a bitch. Most days I try to be a sharp woman, razor, bird ready to flip. Most days I walk down the street with my bitch face very active. Keep away! I want to shout. My pussy secretes poison! My nipples shoot fire! Touch me and your fingers will burn off! 

Ed. note: This post is part of a series on street harassment. Read the first post here.

Most days I am a bitch. Most days I try to be a sharp woman, razor, ...

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