How is it that we can imagine a world where dragons walk the Earth, but not one where women don’t have to fear rape?
What is it about Australian rules football in particular that might promote or at least condone rape?
US celebrity chef Paula Deen is no stranger to controversy, but last week, the furore she caused may have marked the start of a downward career slide as information surfaced from a deposition revealing that she’d used a racial slur (n*r) and had created a hostile working environment for people of colour. The deposition was …
When important media outlets such as CNN sympathize openly with the rapists, it is about time we as a society begin to think about what is wrong with us. That is precisely what occurred recently in the United States with the high-profile Steubenville football rape case.
The sad fact is, I think Sam Morril’s job as a stand up comedian is a lot more important than he does.
These guys grow up, go into entertainment, and then react to the presence of an audience as if it’s a form of armed robbery. But female comedy fans exist. We go to shows. In the age of social media, our microphones can be as big as any comic’s.
These guys grow up, go into entertainment, and then react to the presence of an audience as if it’s a form of armed robbery. But female comedy fans exist. We go to shows. In the age of social media, our microphones can be as big as any comic’s, or bigger.
If anyone is entitled to knowing that their attacker will never ever be able to reach them or harm them again, it’s child abuse victims like these.
Once again, rape becomes a political tool and women’s bodies are used as the battlefield where political maneuvers are enacted for male politicians, leaders and journalists to further their agendas.
Dominique Strauss Kahn seems to be a visible symptom of a larger culture of misogyny and contempt for human rights. The fact that Strauss Kahn targeted already vulnerable women points to a seriously alarming potential consequences of this lawless state