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This guy proudly embraces rape culture and isn’t afraid to show it

April 27, 2013

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Don’t we all just love these college-aged, usually white cis ultra-conservative males who feel the need to fully display their stupidity by declaring how edgy and anti-mainstream they are? Yeah, I don’t either. Anyway, some dude at the University of Arizona thought it would be cool to show up to an anti-rape rally earlier this […]

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Women bearing cleavage accused of “biological sexual harassment”

February 18, 2012

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Every once in a while, we get these asinine assertions from folks that women and our mixed signals are to blame for  unwanted male attention. The latest in this installment came from an opinion published on Feb. 11 in the Sydney Morning Herald. The piece features long-winded, unnecessary analysis as well as interviews with women who […]

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>To fight rape, doctor invents female condom with teeth

June 21, 2010

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> I saw this article on CNN and it intrigued me not because of the innovation, but because the situation in South Africa that’s caused this doctor to go to this extreme. Dr. Sonnet Ehlers is distributing Rape-aXe, female condoms with jagged rows of teeth-like structures that attaches on a man’s penis during penetration. Once […]

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>Brooklyn teen killed, ex-con arrested in her murder

May 29, 2010

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>This story hasn’t gotten much press as the Aiyana Jones/JeRean Blake tragedy.    Kendale Robinson allegedly put a gun to the head of Al-Taya Conyers, 16, and pulled the trigger even though the terrified teenager screamed “No! No! No!” and begged for her life, police said. Robinson, who was charged with murder, stared blankly ahead […]

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>Yemeni child bride dies of internal bleeding

April 11, 2010

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>This poor girl’s husband should have the book thrown at him after what he did to this child. A 13-year-old Yemeni child bride who bled to death shortly after marriage was tied down and forced to have sex by her husband, according to interviews with the child’s mother, police and medical reports. The girl’s mother, […]

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