Posts tagged " Gender Violence "

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RAINBOW COALITION VERSUS THE NRA

June 26th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Our money is on the LGBTQ community. They’ve got the moral high ground. The horror in Orlando – 49 people murdered with an assault weapon – was a hate crime perpetrated against gay people. Conservative efforts to shift blame and label the massacre an act of political terrorism have been discredited. Right-wing religious bigotry combined with easy access to rapid fire weapons designed for war drove the deadly Orlando rampage.

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THE LAWS THAT SEX WORKERS REALLY WANT

June 14th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Earlier this year, British sex worker/activist Toni Mac gave a TED talk in which she looked at sex work and offered important perspective on what sex workers would choose if they were able to shape the world they live in.

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ORLANDO

June 13th, 2016 Posted by News No Comment yet

This past weekend, mass gun violence was unleashed yet again. This time in Orlando, in a crowded night club. Something like 50 people, fellow human beings, murdered and an equal number injured by one extremist psychopath, armed with an assault rifle. The most casualties in a single gun incident in our nation’s history.

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PROJECT CONSENT

March 9th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

A very worthwhile internet outreach project recently emerged called Project Consent. It’s focus is sexual intimacy and the teaching of consent as a mandatory part of the etiquette that goes with adult relationships.  (more…)

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OUR PLACE AT THE TABLE

November 12th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Native American representation in popular media is slim to none. For Native American women, there is even less representation. The representation we do get, is often portrayed by non-Natives, and when a Native is cast, the material is deeply rooted in stereotype. (more…)

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UNBREAKABLE

October 27th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

A project called ‘Unbreakable’ offers a very compelling way for victims of rape and sexual exploitation to stand together against such violence, by speaking out through the internet.  (more…)

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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN THE CONGO

September 1st, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Jeanine Mabunda Lioko is the Personal Representative of the President in Charge of the Fight Against Sexual Violence and Child Recruitment for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The conflict has caused huge problems all over the country but particularly in the eastern region.

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SEXIST DUDES ARE LITERALLY LOSERS

July 21st, 2015 Posted by News No Comment yet

Why are we not surprised.   The study referenced in this article found that, among players of the game HALO3,  the loser segment of the players are responsible for most of the ugly remarks and harassment aimed at those women players , who dared enter the arena. (more…)

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RESPECT

July 16th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Josy Jablons, a student at New York University, launched the Better Sex Project as a response to the need for unambiguous socio-sexual communication among college students.  We admire and support the messages she and her colleagues are sharing at NYU and other university campuses across the country. (more…)

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V-DAY AND THE POWER TO TRANSFORM

July 9th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

The title of this piece is inspired by the first of four core beliefs of a beautifully focused, globally engaged non-profit known as V-Day. (more…)