Tag Archives: Sexual Assault

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet What’s implicit bias? These eight young black men describe how they live with it at school. Cheers Diane Humetewa! The Senate has confirmed the first Native American woman as a federal judge. “There’s a reason survivors choose not to go to the police, and that’s because they’re treated as the criminals.” New infographics on the (il)legality [...]
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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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The Feministing Five : Tia Katrina Taruc Canlas

TweetTo wrap up Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we spoke with Tia Katrina Taruc Canlas, founder of the Alipato Project, based in Oakland California. Bolstered by a small staff and volunteers, the Alipato Project seeks to offer an alternative form of justice for domestic violence survivors by connecting them with lawyers who help bring civil suits [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Why are we sending so many women to prison? The “evolution” behind Obama’s views on same-sex marriage. Taking a critical eye to the leadership in LGBT organizations. WTF of the week: many young girls think that sexual assault is the norm. Dear political media: please be way less wrong about Hillary Clinton’s future grandchild.  Tweet
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Campus safety committee fails to recognize violence as violence

Tweet Last week, a 15-member committee of representatives from various groups related to campus sexual violence reached a consensus on a new set of rules that will take effect under the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE Act). These rules are the new mandates that colleges will have to follow under the Clery Act as [...]
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