Tag Archives: rape culture

High school student’s “rape culture” artwork banned from showcase for being “inappropriate”

Tweet Censoring a student’s artwork exploring rape culture out of a concern for “the children”? Yep, that sounds about par for the course for the US educational system. Gracie Holtzclaw, a high school senior in South Carolina, was one of the young artists selected to display her work at the Greenville County Schools Art Exhibition [...]
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Rapist sentenced to do community service at a rape crisis center

Tweet Seriously? Who actually thought that would be a good idea? Well, apparently Dallas County District Judge Jeanine Howard did: A Texas judge who ordered a rapist to serve community service at a rape crisis center has been forced to reconsider the sentence. [...] According to The Dallas Observer, Young could have served 20 years in jail, [...]
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Here are the 55 colleges under investigation for their handling of campus sexual assault

TweetWhen the White House task force released their recommendations on combating campus rape earlier this week, they promised that the Department of Education would make the list of colleges facing Title IX investigations over their handling of sexual violence available upon request. Activists from Know Your IX noted that in the interest of true transparency, that [...]
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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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