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Rape Culture 101: “Christian” Colleges Call Women “Liars And Sinners” For Reporting Sexual Assault

Rape Culture 101: “Christian” Colleges Call Women “Liars And Sinners” For Reporting Sexual Assault

Rape culture is a the simple idea with a devastating impact. The idea is that men can’t be expected to not rape women so women have to avoid getting raped. If they fail at avoiding their assault, women are, naturally, to blame. If you feel slightly nauseated at the idea of […]

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She Said ‘No’ So This Drunken Off-Duty Deputy Handcuffed And Assaulted Her (VIDEO)

She Said ‘No’ So This Drunken Off-Duty Deputy Handcuffed And Assaulted Her (VIDEO)

A Off-Duty Deputy Hit On A Marine. An off-duty deputy of the Richland County, South Carolina Sheriff’s office is now unemployed thanks to his actions at a Buffalo Chicken Wings restaurant bar. Witnesses say that Deputy Paul Allen Derrick was drunk when he approached Brittany Ball, an off-duty Marine stationed […]

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‘Kill The Rapist?’ Seeks To Make ‘Every Rapist Shiver With Fear’

‘Kill The Rapist?’ Seeks To Make ‘Every Rapist Shiver With Fear’

The film “Kill The Rapist?” has drawn both positive and negative attention from media outlets around the world. Following the gang rape and subsequent death of a 23 year old student from New Dehli, last year, two Bollywood film makers have decided to tackle the issue of sexual violence in […]

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Rapist Teacher Set To Walk Free After Serving His Thirty Day Sentence

A rapist will walk free after only serving thirty days in jail and the rest of us and the victim’s family are left waiting for justice to be served by a higher court.

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Rapist To Serve 30 Day Sentence After Judge Blames Deceased Teenage Victim

Rapist To Serve 30 Day Sentence After Judge Blames Deceased Teenage Victim

Judges blaming rape victims and giving rapist excuses before handing down fluffy sentences for horrific crimes? Do we need anymore proof that rape culture exists?

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Rape Culture 101: West Virginia Teaching HS Jocks How To Rape And Get Away With It

Rape Culture 101: West Virginia Teaching HS Jocks How To Rape And Get Away With It

Is this what we’ve come to? We no longer even consider teaching our young men not to rape? Instead we focus on making sure they get away with it? Go Team!

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Ohio Kidnapper Gives 16 Minute Speech, Blames Victims For His Violent, Psychotic Behavior (VIDEO)

Photo from heavy.com

Ariel Castro, the infamous Cleveland, Ohio kidnapper who abducted three young women and held them hostage for over a decade, addressed the court.

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USC Campus Police Say Penetration Isn’t Rape, Orgasm Is

USC Campus Police Say Penetration Isn’t Rape, Orgasm Is

The University of Southern California campus police are in trouble after students filed a suit over the mishandling of sexual assault cases.

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The Sliming Of A Champion: Wimbledon Star Marion Bartoli Is Not Blonde Or Thin… She’s Just A Winner

The very ‘ugly’ Marion Bartoli. Image by Robe de Soirée  @ TennisFeminin

How pathetic that Marion Bartoli has to make the point that her dream was NOT to be Barbie, but to work hard to achieve her goal of winning at Wimbleton?

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Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Claims That Rape In The Military Is Due To ‘Female Sexual Freedom’

James Taranto has decided to inject himself into the military rape issue; problem is, his ideas are all of the antiquated 'blame the victim' variety. Image @PSAWomenPolitics

James Taranto has decided to inject himself into the military rape issue; problem is, his ideas are all of the antiquated ‘blame the victim’ variety.

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Man Who Helped Expose Steubenville Rapists Faces More Jail Time Than They Do

The Steubenville rapists get one whole year for actual rape but we'll throw the guy that helped expose them in jail for a decade? What the hell is wrong with our justice system?  Picture courtesy of HuffPo

The Steubenville rapists get one whole year for actual rape but we’ll throw the guy that helped expose them in jail for a decade? What the hell is wrong with our justice system?

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Facebook Sees Companies Pull Their Ads Over Hateful Content Against Women

Seems Facebook struggles to find a balance in their censorship guidelines between true hate-speak and sexually offensive content and health oriented issues that might feature a breast @DigitalStrategy

Facebook has been criticized for a lack of consistency when it comes to what’s truly offensive and what’s not; pushback from advertisers is having impact.

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Callous AP Headline Equates Rape And Consensual Sex

Callous AP Headline Equates Rape And Consensual Sex

Words matter and when an act of violence – rape – is characterized as anything less in a newspaper headline, it’s bad reporting and dismissive of a crime.

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BREAKING: Meghan McCain And U.S. Senators Warner & Kaine Join UNITE AGAINST RAPE

BREAKING: Meghan McCain And U.S. Senators Warner & Kaine Join UNITE AGAINST RAPE

Sandra Fluke will speak at an upcoming reception for Unite Against Rape that will be streamed online.

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Anonymous Jumps In Canadian Rape Case – Claims To Have Rapist’s Confession

Anonymous Jumps In Canadian Rape Case – Claims To Have Rapist’s Confession

Anonymous has taken on the Rehtaeh Parson rape case and the massive movement, Unite Against Rape is growing stronger by the day.

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America. Canada. Afghanistan. Great Britain. Not Much Difference In Way Rape Victims Are Treated

17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons was removed from life support after an attempted suicide following a sexual assault and subsequent bullying. Image from Australia's News.Com. http://www.news.com.au

Canadian girl kills herself after being gang raped. 15-year-old in Maldives sentenced to lashing after father rapes her. Somalia woman sent to prison after being raped.

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How Chuck Hagel Intends To Address Rampant Sexual Assault In The Military

Women soldiers suffer sexual assault in higher percentages than female civilians; @LAProgressive

The military, despite its apparent insistence that it takes sexual assault extremely seriously, is not likely to change its ways of its own accord anytime soon.

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Roseanne, Sandra Fluke, Margaret Cho Join Campaign ‘Unite Against Rape’ (IMAGES)

Roseanne, Sandra Fluke, Margaret Cho Join Campaign ‘Unite Against Rape’ (IMAGES)

Men and women, around the world, are submitting their photos and statements of solidarity against rape and in support of rape survivors, in a campaign titled ‘Unite Against Rape.’

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This Man Has A Drunk Woman On His Sofa: Watch What Happens Next (VIDEO)

This Man Has A Drunk Woman On His Sofa: Watch What Happens Next (VIDEO)

She drank too much and passed out at this guy’s house. She totally got what she deserved.

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Anti-Gay Rap Elicits Hilarious Response From Daniel Tosh NSFW (VIDEO)

Anti-Gay Rap Elicits Hilarious Response From Daniel Tosh NSFW (VIDEO)

Always offensive and usually hilarious, insult comedian Daniel Tosh isn’t one that is typically recognized for progressive activism when it comes to civil rights.

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