Browsing All posts tagged under »New York City Police Department«

Feministe on OccupyWallStreet

September 27, 2011

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Occupy Wall Street protestors face police violence — Feministe.  Over the last, 4-5 days (when people actually started to pay attention or even know what was happening) I’ve heard a lot of different sentiments.  One common one is dismissal.  “there’s only x amount of people there”  “they’re not making a difference” “it’s just a bunch […]

women in skirts: A threat to (men’s) safety everywhere

June 11, 2011

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Streetsblog New York City » Saudi Arabia on the Hudson: NYPD Officer Stopped Cyclist For Wearing Skirt. NY cops are really getting a bad wrap.. or a really exposing how a hierarchical patriarchal institution bred of power and entitlement treats women: “I was standing there next to my bike, looking at my map, and then this […]

Women’s Rights Petition: Tell the NYPD: Train Your Cops About Sexual Assault! / NY protest

May 30, 2011

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Women’s Rights Petition: Tell the NYPD: Train Your Cops About Sexual Assault! | Change.org.  Why was there a protest on Friday? Well in case you haven’t heard, Feministe lays it all out quite nicely: WHY: · We deserve to be safe. This verdict, and the way the NYPD acted, sends the message that we’re not. “Cuddling” […]

New York City Cops Acquitted on Rape Charges

May 26, 2011

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New York City Cops Acquitted on Rape Charges — Feministe.  this disgusts me.  As a woman, I’m terrified of cops. if i weren’t completely and utterly emotionally exhausted I’d be furious. I find it interesting that the cop said they “cuddled”… i thought the current consensus on sexual assault of women was that they “lead […]