Tag Archives: Rehtaeh Parsons

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCan artists be good activists? On the forgotten women of Fruitvale Station. Gloria Steinem was awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Charges have been filed in the Rehtaeh Parsons sexual assault case. Three ways the U.S. immigration system is broken. Should non-profit workers unionize? Tweet
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Hands Up for Rehtaeh: raise your hand against rape

TweetRehtaeh Parsons was a 17-year-old Canadian high student who hanged herself in April. Rehtaeh started having suicidal thoughts when she was 15 after she was raped by four boys who photographed the violation and sent it around to their friends and classmates. As if that weren’t bad enough, for the next 17 months, Rehtaeh’s classmates [...]
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The perils of representing rape

TweetLast week, Rehtaeh Parsons died from injuries sustained when she hanged herself in her bathroom. A year and a half earlier she had been gang-raped, images from the assault had been circulated, and she’d been ceaselessly harassed. A few days later the police arrested three teens for raping and then distributing photos of Audrie Pott, [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetThree teens have been arrested for raping Audrie Potts, who killed herself in September. Check back in for more on Potts tomorrow from Maya. Janet Mock is the Racialicious Crush of the Week! “Girls — and later women — decide not to run for office because they don’t want to be unlikeable, not because they [...]
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