We have collected some of our favorite coverage of this horrific event. We are working on a larger piece that poses the question, “When will men, as the powerful demographic that they are, tire of the violence perpetrated in their name?” Stay tuned. Gender Split Over Newtown Shootings More women see a broader societal problem A striking gender gap has emerged in the way that people...read more
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A Rowdy Tale, Told by Cellphone Cameras By STEPHEN HOLDEN From its opening scene, in which a potty-mouthed young stripper masturbates for a paying audience through her bedroom webcam, “King Kelly,” Andrew Neel’s furious satire of fame lust in the Internet age, made me chortle with contempt. Not for the movie, which is grimly moralistic, but for the unholy intersection of narcissism and...read more
The tragic murder of Kasandra Perkins at the hands of her boyfriend and professional football player Jovan Belcher was more than preventable, it was the product of a culture that refuses to treat domestic violence as the public health emergency that it is, choosing instead to coddle and fetishize a gun culture that makes such deaths commonplace. Don’t believe me? Consider the facts: The number...read more
Number of States in Which Rapists Can Sue For Custody & Visitation Rights — 31 — & Other Shocking Rape Facts
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...read more
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...read more