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Paul Ryan Rape

Acknowledge That Rape Is Rape and 5 Other Steps to Combat Sexual Violence

Christine Pelosi | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

President Obama commendably convened a task force to address the rampant rape and sexual assault incidents that are "an affront to our basic decency and humanity." Herewith from my 20 years in advocacy for women and children are my suggestions for the council.

Fact Checkers Need Not Apply

Alex Palombo | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Alex Palombo

Of course you can get pregnant from rape. People know that. What people generally do not know -- or don't care to learn about -- is economics, and that's why Romney's welfare lie is more dangerous.

'Will You Come With Me?' When Our Friends Need More Than Our Silence On Abortion

Wayne Self | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Self

My protectiveness toward Kelsie, kind as it may have seemed, came from my habit of viewing her, a younger woman, not as a peer to assist but as a child to protect. But simply by being a woman who asserts dominion over her own body, Kelsie challenges my ways of thinking.

"Trampire:" Why the Public Slut Shaming of Kristen Stewart Matters for Young Women

Nico Lang | Posted 11.04.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

I don't care if Kristen Stewart and Rupert Sanders did it in a car, in a bar, in a house or with a mouse. But while I might not be concerned for K-Stew, I am concerned for my younger stepsister who idolizes and worships her.

Dear Government: Get Out Of My Vagina

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Why is the government so concerned about my uterus? Why do these reactionaries consider a collection of cells that are injected into the womb without consent to be a person worthy of protection under the law?

Paul Ryan Said Something That Should Force Him Off the Ticket, But You Probably Didn't Hear About It

Paul Slansky | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Paul Slansky

Given the demands for Akin's resignation from a mere Senate race when his musings on "legitimate rape" were publicized, what do you imagine the reaction would be if people were as familiar with VP wannabe Ryan's stunning statement?

WATCH: Maddow Calls Out Ryan On Abortion

Posted 08.23.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow laid into presumptive GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan on her Wednesday MSNBC show for giving what she called a "weird" argumen...