From Alternet by Soraya Chemaly
Remember facts? Remember facts about rape? Because it turns out that a whole lot of people know less than nothing about the subject. Indeed what they think they know is a whole lot of something that is wrong and dangerous to our heath, safety and well-being. Republican Representative Richard Mourdock’s recent “ misspeaking ” is...
Let’s take a look at the impact of decriminalizing prostitution in New Zealand. They have allowed decriminalized prostitution since 2003. Below is a summary of recent news reports on the topic. Please go to original article to read ARTICLE LINKS:
A review of our posted articles (see Get Informed-News-Prostitution-NZ) illustrates what decriminalization of prostitution has done and is...
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...
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...
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...