Tag Archives: Rape

Stand with Jada

Tweet*Trigger warning* There’s no good reason we should know the name of 16-year-old Jada. The only reason we do is that after she was drugged and raped at a party of a fellow high school student in Houston, her assault went viral–a phrase I hope to never have occasion to write ever again. Jada had [...]
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“The morning after I was raped, I made my rapist breakfast.”

Tweet Here’s a powerful comic from The Nib on rape, triggers, good stories, and true ones. Read the rest here. Tweet
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The term “classic rapist” shows that people still don’t understand what rape is

TweetWhenever someone makes the argument that one way to stop rape is to teach men not to rape, the response is usually some form of “but most men know that rape is wrong.” I don’t doubt that most men would say rape is wrong. I haven’t been out in the field to conduct a study [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Is gay pride just for white people? “Meanwhile, us Nigerian and Black women are speaking to our collective anger and frustration because of a global society that deems our bodies and lives disposable and irrelevant.” Meet Esther Mbabazi, Rwanda’s first female pilot. Latinas within the Obama presidency. On being a “bad feminist“. Tweet
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University punishes students guilty of sexual assault with expulsion…after graduation

Tweet Stories of ridiculously lenient punishments for campus sexual assault have become a dime a dozen, but you gotta hand it to James Madison University for this one. James Madison University punished three fraternity members for sexually assaulting a female student and sharing their video of the attack by banning them from campus — after [...]
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