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In the News (Sept. 19, 2014- Sept. 26, 2014)

In the News (Sept. 19, 2014- Sept. 26, 2014)
On harassment in the workplace. And, some female firefighters allege sexual assault from coworkers. The Rantic hoax against Emma Watson is incredibly problematic. Students are protesting how Jadavpur University is handling the sexual assault of…

In the News (May 9, 2014- May 16, 2014)

In the News (May 9, 2014- May 16, 2014)
Spike Lee regrets the rape scene in “She’s Gotta Have It.” [Trigger Warning: Denial] Christina Hoff Sommers is pretty convinced that rape culture is “moral panic.” And these authors think asking for consent is too…

In the News (Mar. 22, 2014- Mar. 28, 2014)

In the News (Mar. 22, 2014- Mar. 28, 2014)
Another, less congratulatory, response, to the rape scene that appears in the movie version of Divergent (but not the book). Bitch magazine responds to the recent TIME and RAINN stances on rape and why it’s important to keep talking about rape culture. And,…

12 Ways TIME Got It Wrong

12 Ways TIME Got It Wrong
CCASA's response to TIME's "It's Time to End 'Rape Culture' Hysteria" 1) Yes, individual offenders should be held accountable for their crimes, AND they remain largely undetected and invisible in our society (never held accountable…