Tag Archives: Rape

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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Senators introduce bill to expand access to emergency contraception for rape survivors

Tweet Democratic senators have introduced a new bill to raise awareness about emergency contraception and make it available to rape survivors at federally funded hospitals. The Emergency Contraception Access and Education Act of 2014 was introduced by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), with Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) [...]
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CeeLo Green and the cycle of celebrity rape apology

TweetSo. CeeLo. We’ve been here with famous men so many times that anything that can/will be said won’t be new. He (allegedly) drugged and raped a woman, and having not been charged with the rape but found guilty on charges stemming from the drugs, took to Twitter for a reprehensible series of tweets that cast [...]
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Women being deported back to life-threatening conditions in Latin America are fighting back

Tweet For months now, we have been hearing about the “immigrant crisis” that is causing thousands of women and children to flee the violence that is wracking parts of Central America (and that is rooted in U.S. interventions in Latin America). This crisis has increased human rights violations in the detention system and given the [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: I Believe You, It’s Not Your Fault

Tweet I Believe You | It’s Not Your Fault is a space for older folks to offer support to young people dealing with the bullshit of rape culture alone. The site was started by Lindy West after a woman writer shared a story about a friend’s young daughter who was being sexually harassed at school but [...]
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