This 14-Year-Old Girl Knows More About Rape Culture Than Most Adults

“Teen poet Kayley Dixon is wise beyond her years. Regardless of how you’ve personally experienced it as a woman, rape culture is a complex, multi-faceted issue that we’re all doing our best to understand. Which is why it’s so impressive that one 14-year-old girl was so perfectly able to articulate its nuances in a seriously on-point spoken … More This 14-Year-Old Girl Knows More About Rape Culture Than Most Adults

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Douglas Steele’s Tinder profile makes him look like a family man. WARNING: Graphic content HE PROMOTES himself on Tinder as a “single dad” family man who enjoys “coffee”, “feminism” and “strategic ideas to fix societal problems”. Douglas Steele is also a convicted rapist. On Monday, the James Cook University employee — aged 33 — was … More Share: “James Cook University adviser Douglas Steele promoted after raping student”

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Feminism is not an attack on men. Women feel silenced because of our culture’s knee-jerk reaction: “I don’t believe you.” By asking the question, “If these women are telling the truth, why did they wait so long to come forward?” the people asking that question become the problem. Women who are afraid of having their … More Share: “This Is What Rape Culture Looks Like”

Helping a friend that has been sexually assaulted

“If your friend was sexually assaulted, she or he may experience the following: Shock Disbelief Anger Mood swings Irritability Disturbances in eating and sleeping habits Denial Fear Helplessness Embarrassment Depression Inability to concentrate or relax Resurfacing memories of past abuse For some, the emotional impact of sexual assault can be immediate and short term. For … More Helping a friend that has been sexually assaulted

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Citing tardy filing, US often rejects allegations of mishandling sexual violence complaints Over the past decade, federal investigators have dropped nearly three-quarters of the allegations against colleges accused of mishandling complaints of sexual violence on their campuses, often because the complaints are filed too long after the incident. The figures shed light on the outcome … More Share: “Most federal sexual cases against colleges dropped”