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We Need to Believe Ourselves, Because Donald Trump Sure as Hell Won’t

Just when we thought this election couldn’t get more horrendously traumatic, we have to sit here listening to an orange-faced sexual predator tell the universe, in the most demeaning of terms, that women are liars

Just when we thought this election couldn’t get more horrendously traumatic, we have to sit here listening to an orange-faced sexual predator tell the universe, in the most demeaning of terms, that women are liars

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Lena Dunham’s Odell Beckham Jr Comments: Readings on Race and Sexual Violence

Okay, I know I’m late on this one, but unfortunately questions of racism, white femininity, and sexual violence remain relevant. Basically, a couple weeks ago the internet exploded over Lena Dunham’s comments (for which she later apologized) that Odell Beckham Jr hadn’t spoken to her at a fancy party because she didn’t fit traditional images of femininity.

Okay, I know I’m late on this one, but unfortunately questions of racism, white femininity, and sexual violence remain relevant. Basically, a couple weeks ago the internet exploded over Lena Dunham’s comments (for which she later apologized) ...

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There’s Another Way the Stanford Survivor Could Find Justice

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. Posts published on the Community site do not necessarily reflect the views of any Feministing columnist, editor, or executive director.

Brock Turner, otherwise known as the Stanford swimmer, was convicted in March of sexually assaulting a woman while she was unconscious behind a dumpster. Although he faced fourteen years in prison, he was sentenced earlier this month to six months in a county jail and probation.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. Posts published on the Community site do not necessarily reflect the views of any Feministing columnist, editor, or executive director.

Brock Turner, otherwise known as the Stanford swimmer, ...

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Anti-Caste Protests Continue in India After Dalit Student’s Rape and Death

On March 28th, Delta Meghwal, a seventeen year old Dalit — or oppressed caste — student at a college in the Western Indian state of Rajasthan, called her parents to tell them that she had been raped by a teacher. The next day, her dead body was found in an on-campus water tank.

On March 28th, Delta Meghwal, a seventeen year old Dalit — or oppressed caste — student at a college in the Western Indian state of Rajasthan, called her parents to tell them that she had been ...

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Victory for indigenous women held in sexual slavery during Guatemala’s civil war

This weekend, two former members of the Guatemalan military were found guilt of crimes against humanity for the rape, murder, and sexual enslavement of indigenous Maya women during the country’s civil war.

This weekend, two former members of the Guatemalan military were found guilt of crimes against humanity for the rape, murder, and sexual enslavement of indigenous Maya women during the country’s civil war.

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