Tag Archives: violence

Women being deported back to life-threatening conditions in Latin America are fighting back

Tweet For months now, we have been hearing about the “immigrant crisis” that is causing thousands of women and children to flee the violence that is wracking parts of Central America (and that is rooted in U.S. interventions in Latin America). This crisis has increased human rights violations in the detention system and given the [...]
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TweetBurn the pink jerseys: The NFL’s violence against women problem. On our way to Gilead. On the anti-contraception nurse who sued a family health clinic for refusing to hire her. Get ready for Backlash Book Club! In shift, NYC is quickly settling big civil rights suits. How to shave half your head. Tweet
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The T.I. and Floyd Mayweather fight for patriarchy at Fatburger

TweetT.I. got into a fight. There’s absolutely nothing surprising about that as a news item. T.I. got into a fight with boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Now, my interest is piqued. T.I. got into a fight with boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. supposedly because Tiny, T.I.’s wife, posted pictures to Instagram after attending Mayweather’s most [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: When Women Refuse

Tweet Usually our “New Favorite Tumblr” feature highlights cats or sandwiches, but “When Women Refuse” is proof of online community media’s ability to bear far more weight than we give it credit. The new site, started by Deanna Zandt, catalogs “stories of violence inflicted on women who reject sexual advances.” The posts contextualize the Isla [...]
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Art to inspire in the face of injustice: Claudia Silva Ferreira

Tweet Trigger warning: graphic police violence On the morning of March 16th, Claudia Silva Ferreira left her house in Rio de Janeiro to buy bread. On her way, she was caught in a gun fight between drug traffickers and a pacifying police unit, who shot her. Claudia was placed in the back of a police vehicle [...]
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