A former professional football player argues that with enough men as leaders and partners, we can build a culture in which women and men are safe: safe going to parties, safe speaking up, and safe being whoever they want to be.
Via Think Progress: “Several men with assault rifles and hand guns crashed a Mayors Against Illegal Guns National Day to Demand Action event in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday and stood silently as the state chapter of Moms Demand Action held a rally in favor of limiting the availability of military style weapons and universal background checks.”
The young Oregon film student Samantha Stendal felt compelled to take a stand on the issues of rape and consent. So she wrote, cast and directed a response video with a powerful message. “Don’t rape.”
I am writing because conservative Christian leaders have been stunningly and tellingly silent on one of the most pressing moral and social issues we face today: rape.
Thousands of men gathered in Dallas on Saturday to break the culture of silence around domestic violence, encouraging themselves and their peers to take responsibility for violence against women.
It’s time we demand that Harry Reid and Congress address our nation’s gun problems, and not stand down.
On April 25, 2003, my nephew was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting. It was two months after his 18th birthday and two months before his high school graduation. Call Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Tell him to finally stand up to the NRA and enforce universal background checks. End gun violence NOW.
It’s time to leverage the VAWA victory and turn our attention to the needs of women and girls around the world.
Political analyst Zerlina Maxwell on Hannity talking about gun violence and rape prevention. Giving every woman a gun is not going to solve problem of rape. Teaching men about consent and how to respect women is where any conversation about prevention should begin.
Dear Caribbean men: We do not have to smile for you. We do not have to answer you. We do not have to dance with you. And we do not dress for you.