Tag Archives: rape culture

TSA rape charges case

I am absolutely keeping my eye on this one: Complain About Being Sexually Assaulted By A TSA Thug? THEY’LL SUE!. Amy’s public assault is not unusual. Stories of gratuitous and inappropriate touching by TSA employees are legion. The stories range … Continue reading

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MoveOn and Slut Walk and Rape Culture

There are days when I want to just bash my head on the nearest brick wall. It started off with MoveOn’s moronically titled post about the Slut Walk protests: 10 Best Photos From This Summer’s Most Scantily Clad Movement. This, … Continue reading

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Why is Shoshannah Stern pissed off?

[Audio:? Captions: English; Languages: ASL, English] One of the better ways I’ve seen this point made! Like 0

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wikileaks: nothing to see, move along now

What to do about a problem like Sweden Interesting analysis of Sweden’s approach to sex and the possible dynamic it may have played in the sort of charges brought against Assange, by an American sex worker: The Swedish Pimpocracy. In … Continue reading

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wikileaks: cry havoc, let slip the war of words

We have the wonderful Conyers, House Judiciary chairmain, pointing out that Wikileaks did not commit a crime. “As an initial matter, there is no doubt that WikiLeaks is very unpopular right now. Many feel that the WikiLeaks publication was offensive,” … Continue reading

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wikileaks: he said, she said, they said, we all said

First I would like to direct your attention to this story: Roman Polanski n 1977, after a photo shoot in Los Angeles, Polanski was arrested for the sexual abuse of a 13-year-old girl. He was charged with rape but pleaded … Continue reading

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narratives of rape

I have to some extent downplayed the rape narrative in my Wikileaks roundup and the reason for that should be obvious — the heated narratives of rape, rape 101, rape culture and so on make discussion nearly impossible. However, narratives … Continue reading

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