Tag Archives: Sexual Assault

White House launches a new task force to end rape on campus

Tweet Wednesday, the White House Counsel on Women and Girls and the Office of the Vice President released a report and launched a new initiative to end rape on college campuses. Due in no small part to the hard work of campus activists, like our own Alexandra and Wagatwe, the president says his administration is focused [...]
Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

Understanding the R. Kelly phenomenon — and then ending it

TweetMuch has been written about R. Kelly in recent weeks. The release have of his latest album coupled with this Village Voice interview with Jim DeRogatis, the reporter who broke the story on the singer’s alleged child pornography, has people talking again, and for good reason. R. Kelly is a known predator being provided ample chances [...]
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

Guest post: Why I didn’t feel safe enough to go to Santacon

Tweet This is a guest post by Krystie Lee Yandoli. Krystie is a freelance writer, social justice advocate, and grilled cheese connoisseur. Her writing has been published in The Nation online, Jezebel, BuzzFeed, PolicyMic, and The Huffington Post. Last weekend, thousands of people flooded the bars — and streets — of Manhattan in the name [...]
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

Statement about my “Age & Consent” post

TweetEditor’s note: Sesali made the decision to take down the original post. Here is a statement from her: My original post, about my experience with consent was an excerpt from something on my personal blog. It was a mistake for me to think that everyone would be able to clearly define what is mine vs. [...]
Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

White hats off: Feministing writers deconstruct the Scandal rape scene

Tweet Ed. note: Last week’s episode of Scandal, ”Everything’s Coming Up Mellie,” has gotten a lot of attention for its depiction of a rape involving  Mellie Grant and her father in law, Big Jerry. The Feministing crew had a lot of thoughts on the rape scene itself as well as some of the larger issues it raises around depictions [...]
Also tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed
171 queries. 0.684 seconds