Tag Archives: Rape

Syracuse University survivors fight to preserve sexual assault advocacy center

Tweet In the midst of all the ongoing activism and support – including from the White House – for Title IX enforcement to combat sexual assault on college campuses, it seems that some schools across the country are interpreting the law in ways that go against the wishes of survivors on their campuses. Tweet
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“Stop asking people’s clothing to have sex with you, and start asking people.”

TweetAs we well know, there are several things that women can do to avoid sexual assault. Get married, buy special anti-rape underwear, and, perhaps most commonly, wear more clothing. Because clearly someone’s clothing communicates everything you need to know about their willingness to have sex. In this video, slam poet Anna Binkovitz imagines a dystopian world in which [...]
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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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