I know that rape has been used as a tool in war for a long time. It's a way to exert control, flaunt power, lower morale and undermine the spirit. In my opinion, it's probably the worst violation that can happen to a person, with survivors living through an incredibly painful psychological aftermath that can… Continue reading Spotlight: DRC
I have refrained from blogging on this situation because Cara @ the Curvature has done such a phenomenal job with it. However, I'll blog it now, because the situation is "resolved" - inasmuch as a sexual assault can ever be resolved.For the full story of what actually happened, visit this link - a history of… Continue reading kyle payne
while reading the Curvature:I've just lost my appetite (trigger warning).
...throw up. For real.Check this out.
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