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Category Archives: Abuse

50 Shades of Triggery as Shit

I do a lot of things with science fiction conventions, including doing panels on sex and culture.  So, I thought it would be funny to do a panel on 50 … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rape “Illiteracy”

Jessica Valenti wrote a really good piece at The Nation about “Rape Illiteracy.”  You should definitely go check it out. Not only do we live in a culture where many … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

The War on Women and Girls

The Republicans aren’t the only ones out there fighting the “good” fight against the evils of female sexuality.  Just recently Adrian Chen of Gawker outed uber-troll “Violentacrez” on Reddit as … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

No One Wants to Be The Slut: Originally posted at CANOW.org

Ok, so there is so much going on right now, and I am so riled about so many things that I’m having a hard time being coherent.  So, what I’m … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

If You Think Rape is Ever Justifiable, I Don’t Want to Know You.

So, women are starting to loudly decry the whole, “Don’t get raped” advice that we’ve had shoved down our throats for our entire lives, and the lives of our fore-mothers, … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 9 Comments

Penn State and Why I Hate Football Culture.

So, there was this thing. An assistant coach at Penn State raped several little boys over the past couple of decades.  At least one person walked in on him raping … Continue reading

November 14, 2011 · 3 Comments

New Lows in Victim-Blaming

So, yeah, a cop pulls over a woman in the wee hours of the morning, gets an erection and ejaculates all over her.  She filed a report, had the DNA … Continue reading

June 27, 2011 · 2 Comments

More on Sugar Ray and Victim-blaming

So, at the end of Monday’s post on Sugar Ray Leonard, I linked to two articles.  One of those articles engages in the time honored tradition of assuming that the … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · 1 Comment

Sexual Abuse is Not Just a Women’s Issue

In his upcoming book, champion boxer Sugar Ray Leonard talks about his sexual abuse at the hands of a boxing coach.  This, if nothing else, should dispel the myth that … Continue reading

June 13, 2011 · 1 Comment

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