Tag Archives: sexual violence

Stat of the day: 1 in 6 Australians thinks “no” means “yes”

TweetA new national study of over 17, 000 people found that 1 in 6 of my fellow Australians believes that, when it comes to sex, when women say “no,” they sometimes mean “yes.” The numbers in this survey are really fucking grim, and what’s more depressing is that the views on sexual and domestic violence [...]
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Some questions about Undercover Colors anti-rape nail polish

TweetThanks to four male college students from North Carolina State University, you may soon be able to buy some nail polish that detects date rape drugs to go with your anti-rape underwear. Throw in your rape whistle and pepper spray camera, and you might be able to delude yourself into believing you’re 100% safe from sexual [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetTeaching about Ferguson. Chloe asks: Where are Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s women guests? College guys are worried caring about rape will ruin their sex lives. Backlash Book Club on the GOP. Want to join the Know Your IX team?   Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetSubmit to #SelfieSummer and win a free Feminist Press book. The newest way to get yourself raped: “root sin.” Why bar pregnancy tests are a great idea. Vee from OITNB is a textbook abuser. NBC won’t air ads for “Obvious Child” because they include the word “abortion.” Voice your opposition. “The White House did not immediately [...]
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Syracuse University survivors fight to preserve sexual assault advocacy center

Tweet In the midst of all the ongoing activism and support – including from the White House – for Title IX enforcement to combat sexual assault on college campuses, it seems that some schools across the country are interpreting the law in ways that go against the wishes of survivors on their campuses. Tweet
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