Tag Archives: rape

Letting the Genie Out of the Bottle

Some days I think I’m such a bad feminist that someone’s going to knock on the door and ask me to turn in my membership card.* Today is definitely one of those days, because I am rather out of step … Continue reading

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Either George Will or He Won’t

[Trigger warning: discussion of rape and other sexual assaults; quotations that show profound misogyny, slut-shaming and victim-blaming; and rebuttals that share stats and stories about rape and rape culture, and yeah, with a lotĀ of profanity. A LOT of profanity.] I … Continue reading

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Exposing the Vein of Hatred

(Trigger warning: rape, murder, talking about violent images though not using them.) One of the things so powerful to me about the #YesAllWomen conversation that has been taking place in the weeks since the Isla Vista killings, is the ways … Continue reading

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