Violence

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Google has launched a $50 million initiative to teach young girls how to code. See TIME. Bob Jones University told rape victims to repent and seek out the sin that caused them to be raped. See Raw Story. The Tigers’ manager,… Read More ›

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Russian President Vladimir Putin justified why he avoided a debate with Hillary Clinton by commenting, “It’s better not to argue with women.” See TIME and the Huffington Post. Hello Giggles asked children what feminism means to them and determined that the… Read More ›

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The killing of six people in a gun and knife attack in California provoked a Twitter feminist response of #YesAllWomen. See BBC and Think Progress. PolicyMic highlights 27 inspiring #YesAllWomen tweets fighting back against the UCSB shooting. The Huffington Post underscores the importance… Read More ›

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Vogue Italia uses Violence Against Women as the theme for its April edition. See the Independent. More men feel compelled to accept the depictions of realistic standards of female beauty. See the Onion. The Guardian describes the culture of exceptionalism portrayed… Read More ›

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Sex Work is Work

I’ve found a pretty divided camp every time I bring up sex work within feminist circles, and I probably bring up sex work more than most. Yesterday (Dec 17) was International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. The day… Read More ›

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