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Tag: Rape Culture


Bill Cosby Will Hold Town Halls to Teach Young People About Sexual Assault and the Law

A spokesman says Cosby will embark on a tour across the country because youths “need to know what they’re facing when they’re hanging out and partying.”

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 READ MORE


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Election’s Rape and Sexual Assault Accusations Need to Be Taken Seriously

Donald Trump is running for the highest office in the nation. While all men need to be held to high standards when it comes to sexual assault, those who run for president deserve the utmost scrutiny.

Posted on Oct 27, 2016 READ MORE


Samantha Bee: Trump Tape ‘Wasn’t Just Lewd Remarks,’ but ‘Time-Tested Strategy for Sexual Assault’

The “Full Frontal” host examines the Republican candidate’s sexist remarks and discusses how they foment rape culture.

Posted on Oct 11, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Donald Trump’s Misogyny and the Media’s ‘Righteous-Indignation Dollar’

A serious discussion is in order regarding the role of the media in creating the hostile, sexist environment where Trump’s grotesque worldview can flourish.

Posted on Oct 9, 2016 READ MORE



2016, the Year the Good-Ol’-Boy Brand of Sexual Harassment Took a Hit

Somewhere over the course of this utterly peculiar political year, there have been glimmers of a sea change in American sexual politics.

Posted on Oct 3, 2016 READ MORE



A Canadian Game in Which ‘No’ Means ‘Yes’

As sure as autumn brings cool days, so does each year’s junior hockey season bring new sexual allegations. That few cases make it to court and even fewer to conviction speaks to the emphasis the judicial system puts on the “credibility” of the plaintiff and the extraordinary support local heroes receive from town power brokers.

Posted on Jun 29, 2016 READ MORE



Bill Cosby’s ‘Spanish Fly’ Routine Makes for Uneasy Listening as Rape Claims Circulate

Bill Cosby wasn’t always all about pudding pops, inscrutable sweaters and “Kids Say the Darndest Things.”

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 READ MORE



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Do We Really Need Anti-Rape Underwear for the Modern Woman? (Video)

AR Wear, a company started by two New Yorkers, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise money that will go toward producing its rape-resistant underpants. But are items such as these really what we should be investing in when it comes to eradicating sexual assault?

Posted on Nov 5, 2013 READ MORE



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Michigan High School Protected Star Athlete Over Rape Victim, Lawsuit Alleges

Despite the principal’s plea to not report the attack, the victim filed charges against the basketball player out of fear he would strike again. Those fears were confirmed just two weeks later when he is said to have sexually assaulted another student. The story gets even more heartbreaking as it progresses.

Posted on Apr 24, 2013 READ MORE


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