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The rapey news trend of late

August 23, 2012

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The news has been awfully rapey lately.  And I mean awful.  Obviously it began with Todd Akin’s comment about Legit Rape and women’s superawesome magical defense against pregnancy in such cases of Legit Rape. “First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare,” Akin told KTVI-TV in an interview posted Sunday. “If […]

Women’s Rights Petition: Demand Facebook Remove Pages That Promote Sexual Violence (easy activism)

September 21, 2011

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Women’s Rights Petition: Demand Facebook Remove Pages That Promote Sexual Violence | Change.org. check it: The following are actual pages on Facebook:  “Raping your mates girlfriend to see if she can put up a fight”, “Kicking Sluts in the Vagina,” “I know a silly little bitch that needs a good slap,” and “Riding your Girlfriend softly, Cause […]

So What’s a Slutwalk? Round three

June 13, 2011

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Easy activism tip for the day: Refuse to degrade women who are expressing their sexuality or fashion sense. aka: no more calling women sluts.   SlutWalk protests: A dress is not a yes – CSMonitor.com. I keep posting about this topic because i think it’s probably one of the most important news/politics/culture stories/activism pieces I’ve […]

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 […]

Gaddafi Troops Raping, Issued Viagra

April 29, 2011

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Gaddafi Troops Raping, Issued Viagra: U.S. Envoys. If it is true that Gaddafi’s troops are being issued Viagra, diplomats said, it could indicate that they are being encouraged by their commanders to engage in rape to terrorize the population in areas that have supported the rebels. The use of rape as a weapon during wartime […]

R. lawmaker blames 11-year-old victim of alleged gang rape | The Raw Story

March 18, 2011

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fucking disgusting Republican lawmaker blames 11-year-old victim of alleged gang rape | The Raw Story.