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Please Sign: ESPN, Reprimand Panelist Who Implied Batteried Women Provoke Their Beatings
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, Stephen A. Smith, ESPN, NFL, Ray Rice, battering, blaming the victim, provocation, domoestic abuse, harsher penalties )

Susan
- 17 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Although ESPN panelist Stephen A. Smith finally made a heartfelt apology over his statement insinuating woman might provoke beatings, it took him a while to get it. It's reflective of a tolerance for domestic abuse in sports that ESPN needs to address
'Lamestream Media' Execs Are Running Palin TV
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Sarah Palin, ethics, family, society, culture, freedoms, women )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
The Sarah Palin Channel "went up last night at 9 p.m.," Klein told The Daily Beast on Monday morning. He said that his and Gaspin's brand-new niche digital channel company, TAPP, has installed cameras all throughout the Palin house in Wasilla.
STOP THE EVICTION OF MILDRED WILLIS AND HER FAMILY
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, dishonesty, sadness, women )

Teresa
- 1 day ago - start2.occupyourhomes.org
Mildred Willis and her family were tricked into placing her under public guardianship by an ambulance chasing attorney. Although the Public Guardian is charged with representing those who have been abandoned by their families, this programs has been routi
28 Famous Dudes Who Prove You Don't Need To Be A Woman To Be A Feminist (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: feminists, women, men, celebrity, equality, society, rights, news, media, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Many of the people who want to see men and women have equal rights and opportunities are dudes. To celebrate these badass bros, we've rounded up 28 famous men who have openly advocated for women.
Tell NFL Commissioner Goodell To Take Violence Against Women Seriously
Society & Culture  (tags: NFL, women, violence, high profile arrests, Commissioner Goodell )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - act.credoaction.com
As high-profile arrests of players for domestic violence and sexual assault continue, the league has done little or nothing. Players have been receiving harsher sentences for smoking pot than for violence against women, this sends a wrong signal.
Public Food-Shaming Is The Insidious Type Of Street Harassment No One Is Talking About
Society & Culture  (tags: women, food, diet, society, body image, rights, humans, culture, abuse, ethics, sadness, news, health )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Hey, girl, you shouldn't be eating that. You're gonna get fat!"Of all the things you want to hear while walking to the subway at 11 p.m. on a Friday night, a man screaming at you for eating frozen yogurt on the sidewalk is not one of them.
For NFL, Pot Is a Worse Crime Than Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, NFL, Ray Rice, women, violence, law, ethics, news, crime, culture, sports, society )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - bloombergview.com
Since February, we've been waiting to hear what kind of punishment the NFL would levy on Rice after graphic footage emerged of the star running back dragging his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, out of an elevator after, police say, he beat her unconscious.
Enough's Enough: Tell NFL Commissioner Goodell to Take Violence Against Women Seriously ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, violence, women, society, sports, NFL, culture, ethics, humans, interesting, news, crime, rights, sadness, safety )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Violence against women is an obvious,long-term problem facing the NFL. Arrests of players for domestic violence and sexual assault continue,but the league has done little or nothing. Commissioner Roger Goodell has issued longer suspensions for pot smoking
The Most Harrowing, Heart-Breaking Dispatches From Palestinians in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, safety, Human rights, Gaza, Palestinians, Israel, humans, freedoms, ethics, sadness, society, death, crime, politics, government, children, women, humans )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
As Israeli forces bombard the Gaza Strip by air, land, and sea, some 1.8 million Palestinians are largely stuck inside their homes, shaken by relentless explosions, wondering if and when their turn to die will come. When death does strike,...
'Only God Saved Our Souls,' Says Resident of Gaza Area Pounded By Israel (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, crime, death, ethics, government, society, safety, sadness, children, women, family, humans, dishonesty, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"This is the worst I have ever seen," the physician said. "They are targeting whole families. Killing whole families. The number of children, the number of women. This is against life. This is inhumane."
Harrowing Images of Gaza Neighborhood Hit Hardest By Israel (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, human rights, Israel, Gaza, politics, ethics, death, dishonesty, freedoms, news, humans, violence, women, children, family, law )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Israeli forces bombarded a neighborhood in Gaza overnight Sunday. According to Reuters, at least 70 Palestinians were reported killed in what was the heaviest bombardment in Israel's 13-day offensive.
Override of the Supreme Court's Birth Control Decision *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, politics, society, women )

Frans
- 13 days ago - dccc.org
In the Hobby Lobby case, the Supreme Court declared that corporations can deny women birth control coverage. But now, Democrats in Congress have developed legislation overriding the Supreme Court's wrong-headed decision....
Church of England Votes 'Yes' to Women Bishops
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, religion, Church of England, women, gender equality, world )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - news.msn.com
"This is a watershed moment for the Church of England and a huge step forward in making our society fairer," Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said.
Fox News 'Girls Gone Mild' Segment Warns Women Not to Raise Voices: 'Don't Talk Too Much' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, fashion, interesting, media, jobs, ethics, news, rights )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Steve Doocy introduced Sylvia Ann Hewlett's book, Executive Presence, by advising that women should wear "well-cut jeans with a colorful top," while an on-screen graphic told them "not to raise their voices."
Fox News Advises Women To Ditch Feminism, Offers Tips To 'Keep Your Husband Happy'
Society & Culture  (tags: Susan Patton, marriage, women, men, wives, husbands, family, society, ethics, freedoms, media, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Susan Patton criticized today's women for "acting like such an entitled princess" and prioritizing careers ahead of their families. Men, Patton told the Fox hosts, must be appreciated and respected, perhaps with a drink at the end of a long work day.
 

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