Tag Archives: Rape

When there isn’t a case for debate: Black women speak on sexual violence and solidarity

TweetEd. note: This post featuring black women’s voices on sexual violence, rape, race, and solidarity, was organized by Brothers Writing to Live in response to a November 2013 essay that’s recently resurfaced, containing pernicious if not new ideas concerning sex, rape and black women. Here is a good description of the initial article and subsequent fallout. This post is re-published here [...]
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Man who drugged and raped his wife for years because she was “snippy” gets no prison time

Tweet*Trigger warning* Well, this is fucking awful. Over the course of three years, an Indiana man named David Wise regularly drugged his wife, raped her, and filmed the assaults on his phone. When confronted, he admitted to her in writing that “I was taking advantage of you in your sleep and you kept coming to me [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetTomorrow is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. The WAM! Jill Abramson Reader. The song that made the Pill OK. High school gender policing continues. Give OUT Day has been extended through today cause their site crashed yesterday. How segregated is your school district? Yes, your friend may be a rapist. Global warming? Abortion! [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Humanizing a vast community through the simplicity of their faces. Women writers and comedians on the choice not to have kids. Even if you don’t care about sports, Michael Sam being the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL is a big fucking deal. When you’re poor in America, hard work is just not enough.   [...]
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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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