sexual assault

The Only Thing Missing In The Uproar Over The Franken-Tweeden Allegations Is Sanity

The Only Thing Missing In The Uproar Over The Franken-Tweeden Allegations Is Sanity

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The Franken firestorm and what it says about our politics, our society and sexual norms. The uproar caused by the accusation lodged against Al Franken by LeeAnn Tweeden has overtaken the airwaves and the Internet. There have been calls (even by liberals) for Franken to resign, accusations that […]

More Victim Blaming As GOP Lawmaker Advises College Women To Stay Sober To Avoid Rape

More Victim Blaming As GOP Lawmaker Advises College Women To Stay Sober To Avoid Rape

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Yet another Republican lawmaker is engaging in victim blaming and has suggested the “best chance” to avoid sexual assault is for women to stay sober. Texas State Rep. Myra Crownover (R-Denton), in a Higher Education committee regarding sexual assault on college campuses, told her colleagues: “I was listening for […]

Sarah Palin Calls Lena Dunham A Pedophile In Defense Of Duggars

Sarah Palin Calls Lena Dunham A Pedophile In Defense Of Duggars

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The ever irrelevant Sarah Palin and her clan of misfits have once again graced us with more word salad Palin-dromes, sharing their views of the world as only they can see it. It seems that Palin has taken to Facebook once again, the only space on the internet […]

GOP Lawmaker: Woman Must Get Man’s Permission For Abortion Except For ‘Legitimate Rape’

GOP Lawmaker: Woman Must Get Man’s Permission For Abortion Except For ‘Legitimate Rape’

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit State Representative Rick Brattin (R-MO) is introducing a bill that would force a woman to obtain written permission from the man who impregnated her if she wants an abortion. The bill states “[no] abortion shall be performed or induced unless and until the father of the unborn child […]