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I think part of the reason we have trouble drawing the line “it’s not okay to force someone into sexual activity” is that in many ways, forcing people to do things is part of our culture in general. Cut that shit out of your life. If someone doesn’t want to go to a party, try a new food, get up and dance, make small talk at the lunchtable—that’s their right. Stop the “aww c’mon” and “just this once” and the games where you playfully force someone to play along. Accept that no means no—all the time.
Globally, as many as 38% of murders of women are committed by an intimate partner.
Source: World Health Organization
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April is sexual assault awareness month. Sexual assault is a massive epidemic in the United States: 1 in 4 women will survive an attempted sexual assault over the course of her lifetime, and 1 in 3 women will be the victim of violence by an intimate partner or a stranger. This means that survivors are all around us, and the odds are that someone you know will be a survivor of sexual or intimate…
Gloria Steinem famously stated that, “A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle”.
Years later, we still invoke this saying as a reminder that women don’t need men. And I’ll grant you, we don’t. Feminism’s work in teaching women that our worth is not reliant on men has been among the most important parts of the movement, and it has been instrumental in opening doors to discussing and then…
Not being able to wear leggings because it’s ‘too distracting for boys’ is giving us the impression we should be guilty for what guys do.
I’m sorry but you’re not a feminist if you still think that men have a “right to claim” women.
We are not luggage you lost at the airport or a prize you won in a raffle.
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