Tag Archives: rape

Sexual abuse: What if it really IS as simple as being about the Golden Rule?

So we’re having a national conversation about sexual abuse…and that’s a very good thing. No woman should have to go through life carrying the memory of being sexually assaulted (or… Read more »

An open letter to my fellow Penis-Americans

Dear fellow Penis-Americans: I’m neither shocked nor surprised that sexual harassment continues to pose a clear and present danger to millions of American women. For millennia, we’ve viewed sex as… Read more »

“Violence against women is a direct threat to the democratic participation of women”

REYKJAVIK, Iceland ― Iceland’s government has collapsed amid uproar over Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson’s father helping expunge the criminal record of a convicted child rapist. The centrist Bright Future party… Read more »

Wait…you mean women AREN’T property??

With XOJane gone, it seemed only natural that some site, somewhere, would pick up their “It Happened To Me” beat — but who would have thought that site would be… Read more »

Women aren’t property; in some parts of the world, they’re not even treated that well

Wedding dresses hang from nooses in Beirut to protest law to let rapists go free if they marry victims @Patrick_Baz pic.twitter.com/JgbdDCDFkU — Naomi O'Leary (@NaomiOhReally) April 23, 2017 Lebanese activists… Read more »

If only women would recognize their responsibility for men’s erections and act accordingly

If women are going to wear low cut dresses that show cleavage don't be harassed when we men look.Or shld we sue for sexual arousal? — Michael Reagan (@ReaganWorld) April… Read more »

When the truth is already horrible, why would anyone need to generate fake news?

Looking at the screen capture of the tweet above, it would be easy to understand how you might be outraged. You might find yourself wondering what sort of American Taliban… Read more »

I miss Molly Ivins: “[W]e both know that consenting adults don’t always think smartly sometimes.”

A Republican lawmaker in Texas who proposed a bill that would criminalize abortion said the policy would force women to be “more personally responsible” for their sexual behavior. “Right now,… Read more »