Posts Tagged rape culture

summer

“If my shorts make you uncomfortable, YOU are the problem.”

Spring is here and you know what that means. In high schools across the country, it means the dress code enforcers are sure to be cracking down on girls and their “distracting” knees, clavicles, and shoulders. 

Spring is here and you know what that means. In high schools across the country, it means the dress code enforcers are sure to be cracking down on girls and their “distracting” knees, clavicles, and shoulders. 

Floyd Mayweather

How to be a feminist sports fan?

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

My mornings begin with ESPN. There have been a handful of mornings when I don’t tune in — and those mornings have led to days that have ended poorly.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

My mornings begin with ESPN. There have been a handful of mornings when I don’t tune in — and those mornings have led to days that ...

emma-sulkowicz

Columbia sued for failing to protect alleged rapist from “harassment”

The student accused of rape by Emma Sulkowicz is suing Columbia University, claiming that the school failed to protect him from “severe, pervasive … and threatening behavior by other Columbia students.”

The student accused of rape by Emma Sulkowicz is suing Columbia University, claiming that the school failed to protect him from “severe, pervasive … and threatening behavior by other Columbia students.”

Football Town Nights

Amy Schumer’s Friday Night Lights parody: “Clear eyes, full hearts, don’t rape!

Showing yet again that some rape jokes are funny, in the first episode of this season of Inside Amy Schumer, the show tackled (ha!) football rape culture in a brilliant Friday Night Lights spoof.

Showing yet again that some rape jokes are funny, in the first episode of this season of Inside Amy Schumer, the show tackled (ha!) football rape culture in a brilliant Friday Night Lights ...

Darren Sharper

How former NFLer Darren Sharper was able to rape nine women in four states

Last month, former NFL player Darren Sharper accepted a plea deal admitting to “rape charges involving at least nine women in four states” between 2011 and 2014. His sentence is a ridiculously light 20 years, and he may be freed after just nine. 

Last month, former NFL player Darren Sharper accepted a plea deal admitting to “rape charges involving at least nine women in four states” between 2011 and 2014. His sentence is a ridiculously light 20 years, and he may be ...

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To the media, heckling Bill Cosby about rape allegations is “rude”

The media is turning what should be a story about Bill Cosby being called out for rape into a story about a “rude” heckler who “interrupted” the comedian. And it’s not just the usual suspects like Fox News. 

The media is turning what should be a story about Bill Cosby being called out for rape into a story about a “rude” heckler who “interrupted” the comedian. And it’s not just the usual suspects like Fox News. 

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