Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: rape

Celebrities, activists and women’s groups respond to Weinstein guilty verdict

“While the fight to stop the pervasive effects of rape culture is far from over, today is a good day.”

In unearthed audio, Tucker Carlson makes numerous misogynistic and perverted comments

During interviews on Bubba The Love Sponge, Carlson said he "love[s]" the idea of young girls sexually experimenting, used sexist terms to refer to a number of women, and defended statutory rape.

Bread, circuses, and duct tape

There is, of course, no emergency, despite the rape fantasy that the president has regularly tried to pass off as public policy.

‘Untouchable:’ Women testify to Harvey Weinstein’s decades of sexual abuse in...

The film “Untouchable” takes on Harvey Weinstein’s decades of predatory behavior and the system that allowed it to happen, through the stories of survivors of his abuse, from his time as a young music promoter in Buffalo in the 1970s all the way until a series of investigations toppled Weinstein in 2017.

‘Horrific:’ Sessions says survivors of domestic and gang violence will no...

"In what world does the United States turn its back on people who have suffered persecution, trauma, and extreme distress from domestic or gang violence?"

March demands justice for teen who accuses NYPD officers of rape

“When you’re under arrest and you’re handcuffed, you’re put into a police minivan and you’re with two officers over 6-feet tall and over 200 pounds, there can’t be consent.”

Good guys and bad guys

If we decide not to talk about patriarchy because it’s too challenging, then let’s stop pretending we are going to stop sexual violence and harassment.

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Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.