Basic questions –> “Gotcha” journalism.
More on the Texas cheerleader forced to cheer for her rapist.
NYC cop acquitted of rape.
Pants for Superheroes!
Has Sarah Kerrigan been white-washed? Personally, I agree with the poster who thought she went from mixed –> white –> mixed.
Oyceter (who I met! :waves:) talks about the WisCon panel on indigenous fiction.
What insults are worth talking about?
Here’s a post on sexism and Islamaphobia in the recent Strauss Kahn rape. Here’s an NYT article on how to re-traumatize a sexual assault survivor during legal proceedings. Here’s a soc-images post on devaluing hospitality workers. Naomi Wolf dismisses the right of WOC and poor women to talk about rape vis a vis public figures.
Some advice on strapping for the first time.
Jane Doe honestly reflects on aging and the fear of becoming unfuckable.
Human trafficking and the military industrial complex.
Let’s play “Spot the Unmentioned Domestic Violence!”
To the girl who called me a fatass on the bus.
The Revolution Starts At Home sounds amazing!
From SunlessNick: Anti-choice movies are weird.
BBC article on a rise on female-on-male domestic violence reports has statistics showing that conviction ratings for domestic violence have doubled (for both genders, with men noted as the greater offenders) in England and Wales from 2005-10. Chief Constable Carmel Napier, the Association of Chief Police Officers’ lead on domestic abuse, also reports the amount of reported cases have gone up; “We know about more cases now because of better responses from police, multi-agencies and the voluntary sector and a shift in the societal view of the crime”, she says.
Neat interview over at TanyaD’s journal!
I guess it’s a crime against the state to own a home, pay taxes, have your name on the property, and expect it to be okay that your kids attend school in that district.
Imagine your wedding day…