Tag Archives: Gender Issues

300 Ways To Tell The Difference Between Coercion and Consent

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditAfter having watched 300 twice now in mixed company, I continue to be disturbed, perturbed and supremely irritated by the fact that men still don’t seem to understand the difference between coercion and consent when it comes to sexual intercourse. 300 has a very distressing scene where The Spartan Queen offers herself to a Councilman… Read full post.

not a love letter to Cyber-Sluts

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditwritten on a postcard that is a photograph of a fake-boob wanna-be whore that gets sent to all profiles on myspace that are male on the blank space that is not filled by her sillicone implants: instead of augmenting your breastsit would have helped to grow some self-respect where a stamp would go it says:myspacejune… Read full post.

Violence against women and children is a horrible worldwide scourge, but there is no evidence of it in our country (or the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Reports on the 61st UN Commission on Human Rights, April 7, 8, 2005)

Violence against women and children is a horrible worldwide scourge, but there is no evidence of it in our country (or the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Reports on the 61st UN Commission on Human Rights, April 7, 8, 2005)

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditOn April 7 and 8 the Commission continued discussing Item 12 on the Integration of the human rights of women and the gender perspective: a) Violence against women, and judging by the interventions made by both Member and Observer States, although violence against women is widespread and horrific, it doesn’t seem to happen in any… Read full post.

Why is rape not considered torture? (or the Fifteenth Report on the 61st UN Commission on Human Rights, April 6, 2005)

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditYakin Erturk, the Special Rapporteur (SR) on violence against women, its causes and consequences: -widespread violence against women around the world and just as common is impunity of the violators. -country visits to Guatemala, El Salvador, occupied Palestinian territories, Sudan. In Guatemala widespread violence against indigenous women who face multiple discriminations. In Sudan, horrific rape… Read full post.