We at Feminist Campus are upset, to say the least, both about how this case has been handled, and how the media is reporting on it. We know you are too, so we’ve put together a round-up of the best feminist commentary on the UVA story.
This week in feminism has been full of strong, powerful activism from feminist-driven groups, like the 1 in 3 campaign and the It’s On Us campaign, as well as sobering news about sexual assault both on college campuses like the University of Virginia and in Hollywood. Read on for links and thoughts on the media’s biggest stories this week.
President Obama announced a new campaign by the White House and Generation Progress today called It’s On Us that’s aimed at ending campus sexual assault, shifting rape cultures into rape-free cultures, and building supportive spaces for survivors. (The best part? It’s actively built around engaging men in the movement, encouraging bystander intervention, and enhancing and […]
This man is jovial, emphatic, kind, and passionate about women’s rights. We are lucky to have him on our side.
16-year old Texan Jada recently discovered that photos of her unconscious body went viral on Twitter and Instagram after she was drugged and raped at a party with her high school peers. So we stood up for survivors everywhere on our own social media accounts.
On Monday, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) convened the last of three roundtables on campus sexual assault. This final roundtable addressed the criminal justice system and administrative processes for prosecuting cases of sexual assault on college campuses.
At the very least, we can rest easy knowing that Dov Charney will no longer be paid over $800,000 a year to sexually harass and objectify his employees on a daily basis. But is that alone really a victory?
Step up your game, Brown. Injustice has reigned supreme on this campus for far too long.
There cannot be equal access to education while the threat of rape hangs over students. Period. That’s why I’m tweeting with #EndRapeNC.
In the University of Wisconsin system, like other institutions of higher education across the country, we are plagued with a cover-up of the truth.