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Tweet Queen Bey has spoken. This holiday season, help Just Detention International remind sexual assault survivors that they’re not alone. There have been 26 school shootings — yes, 26, — since Sandy Hook. A tenured professor in Colorado was forced to retire after giving a lecture on prostitution. Beyond Eve Ensler: What should organizing against [...]
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“Women want guns”: In the wake of Sandy Hook, conservatives once again co-opting women’s voices to further agenda

TweetThe horrific Sandy Hook shooting has prompted many moments of national and personal reflection. Since the tragedy, the debate over gun control has felt a bit more tangible and urgent, with many leaders and politicians, most notably President Obama, calling for change and enacting stricter laws and policies. The tragedy has also reignited a conversation [...]
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Headline of the Day: “Feminism Kills 27 at US High School”

Tweet Um, not quite…Anyway, this is some MRA parody level bullshit: Today the world struggles to answer one question about Adam Lanza’s killing spree: Why? As with many easy questions deliberately confused by the establishment, the answer is simple and in plain view. ‘Feminism’ killed 20 children and 7 adults at Sandy Hook school – not guns, not lack of [...]
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We should be talking about masculinity and violence after the Sandy Hook shooting and every day

TweetLet’s talk about violence and masculinity. In a post earlier this week, Amy argued that since women are sometimes perpetrators, focusing on masculinity can only take us so far in understanding violence, gun violence, and mass shootings in particular. But, in my opinion, a deeper analysis of masculinity would take us farther than basically anything [...]
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Brave responses to the Sandy Hook shooting

Tweethttp://youtu.be/TNHOI0apJ0Y Friday’s tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut shook the nation and the world. Some are arguing than any discussion of gun violence “politicizes” the tragedy. I would argue that by avoiding the issue of gun violence we shrug off our responsibility to prevent more tragedies. Is accepting the status quo, which is extremely politicized by [...]
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