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Progressives Can Be Sexual Predators, Too
The recent allegations against a gender queer punk rocker reminds us there isn’t a one-size-fits-all model.
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Jian Ghomeshi Announces New Podcast, Gets Rightfully Dragged
No one has forgotten the allegations made against the former Canadian radio host.
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Jian Ghomeshi Averts Second Sexual Assault Trial
Earlier, a judge found the former Canadian radio personality not guilty of sexual assault.
Why I Hate the Term 'SJW'
Writer/Editor at BlossomsEditing.com
I've always been very outspoken with my opinions. I support women's rights and animal rights, and in today's world, that makes me a dissenter. I'm far from politically correct.
The Ghomeshi Verdict: Re-imagining How Future Sexual Assault Cases Are Heard
Indigenous feminist, Anishnaabe kwe, sex work activist and wri...
We propose a re-imagining of future sexual assault trials in order to respond to the realities of sexual assault survivors while also respecting the rights of an accused.
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Canadian Judge Finds Radio Star Jian Ghomeshi Not Guilty Of Sexual Assault
By Andrea Hopkins, Reuters
Three women told the court that Ghomeshi hit them, pulled their hair, or choked them during intimacy.
An Open Letter to Sexual Assault Victims
Publisher, UrbanMommies.com and UrbanDaddies.com
It's all over the news, and as the Jian Ghomeshi trial begins, my hands are frigid. Yours may be, too. There are so many of us who have been sexual assault victims.
Top 10 Social Activism Hashtags of 2014
Film Producer, Music Supervisor & Marketing Strategist
Comparing how quickly activists came together to form the Civil Rights and Anti-War movements in the '60s, to current sprouting social movements fueled by hashtags like #ICantBreathe, one can observe the exponential amplification value that social media serves in activism today.
Finding the Right Gimmick for Your Art
San Francisco-based arts critic
Ever wonder how lesser talents continue to survive? The answer can be found in this brilliant musical number composed by Jule Styne (with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim) for
Gypsy: A Musical Fable
Our 'Rape Problem' Can't Be Solved By Colleges
Feminist, writer, and satirist (not always in that order)
Particularizing "rape on campus" in the search for real and lasting prevention and solutions will not solve the problem of rape on campus. The culture that enables rape is the broader one of male dominance, violence and exploitation.
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Jian Ghomeshi Charged With Sexual Assault
Applause to the Courageous
Senior Account Executive/Entrepreneur
So to everyone who has had the courage to step forward and report their abuse and share their painful experience, I applaud you. To the women who are still living in fear, I understand and please know you aren't alone.
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Professional Dominatrix: Jian Ghomeshi's Actions Don't Mesh With BDSM Rules
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Ask A Canadian: Explaining The Jian Ghomeshi Scandal To Americans
Bringing Up Mensches: Raising Boys to Be Good Men
Blogger, Parent, Community Manager
I want them to be someone worthy of being admired and emulated. To be of noble character, whatever that means. I want to infuse them with goodness and dignity, responsibility, and sense of what's right. Because those Yiddish-makers knew the score: these are the things that matter.
I'll Take What I Can Get -- Me Time
Writer and actor
It's a sad fact that I now consider a trip to the dentist as "me" time. I pray I don't get the chatty hygienist and that I can just close my eyes and have 30 minutes of quiet.
Keep Canada Weird: Host Jian Ghomeshi Brings
Musician, writer, producer, mental health advocate, LGBT activ...
This past week Jian Ghomeshi flew to Portland for a live taping of
at the historic Aladdin Theater with PDX locals Carrie Brownstein, Cheryl Strayed, Portia Sabin, Camas Davis, Daniel H. Wilson, Colin Meloy and The Thermals as guests, and I was invited to attend.
Jared Leto and the Archaic, Destructive Stereotype
Executive Director, Gender Rights Maryland
Jared Leto played Rayon like a man, further confusing the public who both conflate gay with trans in general, and drag performance with the lived reality of the typical trans life.
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