Tag Archives: rape culture

UChicago misogynists threaten sexual assault survivors and activists over release of ‘rapist list’

TweetLast year, the Department of Education opened an investigation of the University of Chicago after a complaint alleged that gender-based violence and harassment were rampant on campus, and that the University was doing little to stop it. Yesterday a group calling itself the UChicago Electronic Army (UEA) provided a good case in point. The UEA hacked [...]
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‘Rapist list’ appears at University of Chicago, is quickly taken down by Tumblr

TweetThis weekend as first-years arrived at the University of Chicago for their freshman orientation, an anonymous group, identified only as “Concerned Citizens,” published on Tumblr a list of “people known to commit varying levels of gender-based violence” at UChicago. A similar list quickly popped up in university bathrooms. According to Jezebel, “Those flyers list the [...]
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It’s on us to go beyond ‘It’s On Us’

Tweet “Identify situations in which sexual assault may occur. If you see something, intervene in any way you can. If something looks like a bad situation, it probably is. Get someone to help if you see something. Get in the way by creating a distraction.” The White House’s flashy new bystander intervention campaign, It’s On [...]
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The Feministing Five: Emma Sulkowicz

TweetEmma Sulkowicz is my new favorite feminist artist, having displaced Frida and Queen Bey. This past week, Emma debuted her senior art thesis, “Mattress Performance: Carry That Weight,” in the midst of her first week of her senior year at Columbia University in New York. For those of you who need a refresher, Emma has [...]
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Students show solidarity by helping Columbia rape survivor carry her mattress

TweetCue a lump in your throat. Responding to the call to “carry the weight together,” fellow students helped Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia senior who is lugging her mattress everywhere while her rapist remains on campus, carry it from the courtyard to her class yesterday.  Tweet
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