Tag Archives: rape culture

Dear David Choe and others: Rape is not art

TweetBefore last week, I had never heard of David Choe. Quite frankly, I don’t give a fuck who he is. Apparently he’s a famous artist. Good for him. David Choe also co-hosts a VICE podcast. Here’s what I do give a fuck about: on an episode of this podcast, David Choe details his experience of raping [...]
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Your Daily Poem: Victoria Lynne McCoy

TweetEd. note: For National Poetry Month, we’re highlighting one feminist poem each day in April. See the whole series here. Today’s poem is “On the Day It Became Legal to Rape Your Wife” from Victoria Lynne McCoy. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Why are we sending so many women to prison? The “evolution” behind Obama’s views on same-sex marriage. Taking a critical eye to the leadership in LGBT organizations. WTF of the week: many young girls think that sexual assault is the norm. Dear political media: please be way less wrong about Hillary Clinton’s future grandchild.  Tweet
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“I learned that keeping players on the field was a priority.”

TweetIf you want your head to explode with rage this afternoon, go read The New York Times in-depth report on the investigation — or rather, lack thereof — into the rape accusation against Florida State University football star Jameis Winston. As the Times reports — and then methodically and devastatingly documents — “there was virtually no investigation at [...]
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The Feministing Five: Lilly and Juliet Bond

TweetIf asked where I learned the most about feminism, empowerment, and consciousness, I’d give you two answers. The first would be my feminist momma who taught me that speaking up and asking questions were infinitely more important that playing princess. The second would be that wonderful summer where I helped to facilitate workshops for Boston-area [...]
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