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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and you may recall that earlier this month I participated in Blog Against Sexual Violence Day. There are a lot of events that have happened during April to raise awareness of sexual violence, and I've missed a lot of them for a few reasons - but tomorrow is one… Continue reading April 30: Wear Red to End Sexual Violence
This just makes me want to vomit:Victoria Lindsey, a 16-year-old cheerleader in Lakeland, FL, was beaten by 6 female schoolmates inside the home of one girl, while two male schoolmates kept watch outside the home.There are links all over the place about Lindsey, so I'm not going to spend a huge amount of time summarizing.… Continue reading the horrification continues.
Cara at The Curvature has updated her entry about those horrendous rape-advocacy shirts available at CafePress. Though I did a brief search last night through their terms of service, I didn't find any info on the CafePress website indicating that there was any sort of restriction on the content marketed through the site. But this… Continue reading Update: Cafe Press Rape Products
Seriously, it must be. First there was the whole clip from The View, totally dissing on Thomas Beatie. Then there was the frustratingly inane discussion in class about female suicide bombers (most of my classmates were absolutely opposed to the idea that female bombers could assume responsibility for their own actions; they were entirely convinced… Continue reading April 9: National Horrify Rachel Day
Today is Blog Against Sexual Violence day. Go here to check out other bloggers who are blogging on this very important day!On a Thursday afternoon in March of this year, a Montclair High School special education student was let out of school early – like everyone else in the school – after the scheduled standardized… Continue reading Blog Against Sexual Violence Day
Today was an obscenely long day. I arrived at work at 8 a.m., and immediately was consumed by emails, phone calls, preparations for a training session that I delivered today, and then the training itself. At the end of training (3 p.m.), I was consumed again by preparations for six new hires - our office… Continue reading wednesday catch up
So, today is a sort of Choose Your Own Adventure blog entry.Do you want to read an incredibly infuriating story about a woman who was forced to perform oral sex in a college dorm room, after which her rapist had the gall to join a Facebook group created in organization against sexual violence on campus?… Continue reading standing at an intersection of silence.
This morning, I read a sincerely disturbing entry over at The Curvature about sexual harassment at the Summernats. It reminded me of my own experience at Woodstock in 1999:I made the rash, dangerous decision to go to Woodstock '99 with a single female friend after the male friends we had planned on attending with (including… Continue reading woodstock, 1999
...or at the very least, upset a few people. But I think it needs to be posted anyway.a headline from CBS3, one of the local news stations:7 NJ Troopers Accused In Alleged Gang RapeThat's right, kids. Gang Rape by our state's finest.As most of you regular readers will know by now, I have conflicted feelings… Continue reading This post is likely to get me in some trouble…