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A 1993 study on women in relationships shows that 28% have experienced abuse by someone they know, and 15% have been forced to engage in unwanted sex under alcohol or drugs. It was with this statistic that Jean Kilbourne opened … Continue reading
This is a great account of “Why this slut walked” in the New York City Slut Walk just a few days ago. I like how it really gets to the true meaning of the walk, but doesn’t forget about the … Continue reading
Jennifer Finney Boylan’s Op/Ed in The New York Times, discussing “ventriloquists, John Cleese, trans rights, and marriage equality”. An important read that discusses the discrimination, violence and severe inequality faced by transgender people, despite increasing acceptance towards other members of the … Continue reading
In their Summer 2011 Issue, Ms. Magazine explains why a top-down, numbers-driven approach to population overcrowding and instability is both ineffective and anti-feminist. Read the full article here.