Two MSU basketball players raped a woman in the dorms then one admitted to it. Their only consequence was that they had to move out of the dorms. This picture is of me and one other woman holding up this banner during Midnight Madness. Two other brave souls had a banner on the other side for a while before some jerk started playing tug of war with them over it. This was taken before we got booed at by 10,000 people and police escorted from the stadium. Ok, for those of you who somehow…
"Seventeen year old Neela is one of more than 2,700 victims of acid attacks in Bangladesh over the past 10 years. ‘My husband was angry…because he claimed a dowry but my family couldn’t provide one’, she says. ‘His plan was to sell me in Saudi Arabia - when I refused he threw acid on me and he fled.’" http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/photo-essay-acid-attack-survivors-fight-back-6267821.html
Henry Rollins comments on The Steubenville Rape Verdict... "Put women’s studies in high school the curriculum from war heroes to politicians, writers, speakers, activists, revolutionaries and let young people understand that women have been kicking ass in high threat conditions for ages and they are worthy of respect. Total sex ed in school. Learn how it all works. Learn what the definition of statutory rape is and that it is rape, that date rape is rape, that rape is rape."
Soul says, "This disgusts and angers me. There's something terribly, terribly wrong when our "justice" system puts away a rapist for less time than someone who did nothing but share digital files. What is going on in my country? This makes NO SENSE!
"Don't play with that, Billy, it's for girls." "You can play with whatever you want, Peter." "Don't be silly, Billy. You're a boy." "Sure, Peter. If you like it." "You should be ashamed! You forced this poor boy to be like you wanted him to be. Juset because you wanted a girl, I bet." [click on this image to find a short video and analysis of gender identity and the way society attempts to police it] Artist: theweetosdoesart