Why a Day for Girls? â€œWe want to be seen as equals, in the eyes of others AND in our own eyes.” Why a day just for girls? Because girls can save the world. And we deserve a bigger part of it. A Dozen Reasons As girls, we experience inequality in every aspect of our lives. There are a billion reasons why we need the Day of the Girl, but letâ€™s start with just a dozen (all are...read more
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Pregnancy, Sexual Congress and the (In)Visibility of Men Wednesday, 04 April 2012 00:00 By Ellen Dannin, Truthout | Op-Ed Now you see men. Now you don’t. When it comes to being an expert on birth control and women’s sexuality, men are apparently the experts, the go-to guys. Men are twice as likely as women to be pundits on birth control on cable news, and men were the sole panelists...read more
Mission: Occupy Cultural Media is a grass roots organization that serves to protect children from the hypersexualization and objectification of women and children in the media. Federal regulation and enforcement must be implemented to control this usurping of a child’s right to healthypsychological and physical development. We also seek, through open national conversation and public...read more
Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota Authors of the study: Melissa Farley, Nicole Matthews, Sarah Deer, Guadalupe Lopez, Christine Stark, Eileen Hudon The Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition (MIWSAC) and PRE recently released their extensive report on the impact of prostitution and trafficking on Native Women. This three year study...read more
‘I’m selling sex like McDonald’s sells burgers. Legally’; Owners of lawful brothels in Nevada claim their hookers are well cared for but Julie Bindel finds virtual prisoners Julie Bindel for the London Times SECTION: T2;FEATURES; Pg. 6,7 Nevada, famous for its casinos, Mafia and the Sin City of Las Vegas, is the only state in the US where brothels are legal. Since the days...read more