An Example of Successful Community Intervention There’s something undeniably important in celebrating community victories in activism. I’ve found that often, amazing accomplishments go un-celebrated due to the overwhelming amount of systematic injustices that exist, and the feelings of knowing that there’s always more work to do. Heyo~ Eunice here, representing Hollaback! Victoria. Brochette Kebab French Yéyé by Moritz Malibu Iv on Mixcloud I made a show on Violence Radio last year about one of my favorite style, the sixties french pop period. I wanted to bring more than a simple compilation of rareties, so I cut it off by short interviews in between. This Guy's Hilarious 'List of Rules for Women' Is the Perfect Rebuttal to Misogyny After last week's nude photo leak of more than 100 celebrities, more than a few Internet denizens (mostly men) ridiculously blamed the women for their own violation. In other words, these people argued it was the victim's responsibility to prevent the crime. Not surprisingly, it's the same argument that has been used to minimize rape culture.
If He's Sexually Aggressive In Bars, It's Not Because He's Drunk : Shots - Health News hide captionWe used to think they behaved badly because they were drunk. Now we know they were just behaving badly. iStockphoto Young women are often the targets of aggression when they're out in bars, but the problem isn't that guys are too drunk to know better. 3 Simple Posters Expose 3 Simple Truths All Women Understand. That's ... Not A Good Thing. The May 2014 shooting in Santa Barbara left 7 dead and 13 injured. Shortly after, the killer's video diaries leading up to the shooting were found, where he blamed women for never dating him despite the fact that he's a "nice guy". When people argued, "Not all men are like that!"
A modest proposition To: QPOC Everywhere, All the time Re: Let’s do each other, maybe? “I know the anger lies inside of me like I know the beat of my heart and the taste of my spit. It is easier to be furious than to be yearning. Easier to crucify myself in you than to take on the threatening universe of whiteness by admitting that we are worth wanting each other.” Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches McGill Law Feminist/Collective/Action: student paper takeover re “consent” Contraception & Consent: Hutchinson v. The Queen comes out this Friday about 1 month ago - No comments The SCC is set to release Hutchinson this Friday, so here’s a brief note + some links. Hutchinson was committed for trial by Justice Derrick in the NSPC R. v. Hutchinson, 2008 NSPC 79 (CanLII) The case was heard in 2009 by the NSSC R. v.
Fun-Loving White Girls Just Asking to Be Raped (TW) The media’s interest in rape culture these days (and, well, forever) seems to rest solely with young women’s behavior. (Rapist? What rapist?) What’s particularly telling is the pictures these outlets choose to accompany their articles - young white women partying, sometimes their heads cut out of the picture (for full dehumanization action!). The Conversation You Must Have With Your Sons To the Parents of U.S. Teenagers, Remember that intimate conversation you had with your son? CHVRCHES on the Internet: Stop the Misogyny CHVRCHES' singer is stricking back against the glut of sexist messages the Glaswegian band regularly receives via social networking and online comment threads. Lauren Mayberry, who holds a Masters in journalism, has written an editorial for The Guardian in which she calls out the atrocious behavior she's witnessed on the Internet since the group launched in October 2011. "I am in a band that was born on the internet," she begins, explaining that she and her bandmates Iain Cook and Martin Doherty field their fan interactions personally because "the blogosphere and social networks have arguably been the key reasons anyone knows about us at all."
From the Mouths of Rapists: The Lyrics of Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines Trigger warning: Graphic descriptions of sexual assault. Note: The opinions expressed in this post belong to Sezin Koehler alone and should not be attributed to anyone involved with Project Unbreakable. Robin Thicke’s summer hit Blurred Lines addresses what he considers to be sounds like a grey area between consensual sex and assault. The images in this post place the song into a real-life context. Five problems with Dr. Phil’s tweet Trigger warning: discussion of sexual violence and rape apologism. Last night, Dr. Phil sent out a quickly deleted — but more quickly screen-grabbed — tweet about sexual violence and alcohol.