Tag Archives: sexual assault

Özgecan Aslan: Sexual assault and murder in Turkey spark widespread outrage, demonstrations

Preview of article on women’s oppression and freedom struggles worldwide for March-April issue. Comment now so that your thoughts can be taken into account in the finished article. Continue reading

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Woman as Reason: Fighting rape is in our hands

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: Woman as Reason: Fighting rape is in our hands Since the beginnings of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the early 1960s, we have been fighting rape, and rape culture. Finally, 50 years later, a … Continue reading

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Latin America in view, September-October 2013

Latin America in View, Sept.-Oct. 2013: Ecuador oil drilling; Brazil rapes; Mexico Escuelita Zapatista. Continue reading

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Rape and people with disabilities

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Rape and the disabled On Oct. 3 the Connecticut State Supreme Court made the inhuman and sexist decision to overturn the sexual assault conviction of a man who “had sex” with … Continue reading

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Homeless Queer Youth

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Homeless Queer Youth Chicago—About 30% of homeless youth in the U.S. are Queer. Many become homeless after being thrown out of their homes by families who reject them. And Queer youth … Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, January-February 2012

From the January-February issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide by Artemis In December, Ina May Gaskin was awarded the Right Livelihood Award for pioneering the modern midwifery and home birthing movements and for calling attention to the U.S. maternal … Continue reading

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‘A Survivor’s Story’

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: ‘A Survivor’s Story’ Reform at Victory: a Survivor’s Story by Michele Ulriksen (Pizan Media, 2008, 300 pages) Reform at Victory is the memoir that sparked the creation of Survivors of Institutional … Continue reading

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