The American Prospect explains why addressing gender violence and racial violence is NOT an either/or option.
The Good Men Project talks about the 7 things that sex education classes should have taught us but didn’t.
A man is an estimated 27.5 times more likely to be raped than falsely accused. See Mic.
Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, “respects the process” of the grand jury and refuses to endorse the Eric Garner decision. See The Guardian.
Missoula legislator tries to spread awareness and prevent human trafficking with the 5k Run for Freedom, a fundraiser to support the Montana Anti-Trafficking Project. See Missoulian.
25 men explain why it is so difficult to be a woman in gaming. See Vox.
The director of Selma, Ava DuVernay, hopes that female directors will one day be accepted as equals. See the New York Times.
National fraternity leaders go on the offensive about UVA. See Politico.
Alia Atkinson, Jamaican swimmer, becomes the first Black woman to win the world title. See the Telegraph.
The Washington Post explains why we should generally believe rape claims.
Mic shares what we should really be talking about when it comes to the UVA rape story.
Mic covers the 25 awesome LGBT celebrities that came out in 2014.
Vh1’s ‘Hit the Floor’ Actress Stephanie Moseley was shot to death by her husband as police say it was a murder-suicide. See Deadline.
The #BlackLivesMatter conversation leaves out trans women of color. See Mic.
The National At-Home Dad Network provides stay-at-home dad’s support resources to become better men, husbands and fathers. See New York Times.
“We’re asking our grand juries whether someone broke the law, when what we really want to know is whether someone deserved to die.” See Open Society Foundations.
Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for risking their lives to help protect children from slavery, extremism and forced labor. See Huffington Post.
The Huffington Post explains what sexual assault does to the brain.
The Atlantic reveals that today’s toys are more divided by gender than they were 50 years ago, as catalogs contained more gender neutral appeals then.
A female cop rescues a girl by pulling her off of a roof ledge. See USA Today.
The Atlantic explains how the Rolling Stone situation is affecting rape survivors.
Supporters of the anti-abortion bill in Columbus, Ohio think the bill could be used as a tool to overturn Roe v. Wade. See Cincinnati.
Under El Salvador’s universal criminalization of abortion women are jailed for miscarriages, denied critical health care and driven to suicide for having to keep their pregnancy from rape. See RH Reality Check.
Planned Parenthood lists the best and worst “REALLY?!” moments of 2014.
The Koch brothers financially back the Foundation for Individual Rights, which represents students who say they have been falsely accused of sex crimes. See Breitbart Unmasked.
Feministing sheds light on our country, one that has victim-blaming tendencies in conversations about gender and racial violence.
The ex-gay movement is still alive. See Salon.
Think Progress lists 5 immigration wins in 2014.
BuzzFeed lists 17 awkward moments when you are a bi-sexual guy.
Huffington Post lists 6 things that you need to understand when talking about abortion.
Residents of Fayetteville, Arkansas voted to overturn the civil rights ordinance that protected all residents from discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations. See Think Progress.
Employment report shows that the employment rate for women just surpassed its previous peak in 2013. See Feminist Majority.
Gawker gives a list of unarmed people of color who have been killed by police from 1999 to 2014.
Megan Carpentier reveals a system of injustice when it comes to sexual assault. See The Guardian.
BuzzFeed on being a journalist and a sexual assault survivor.