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Society & Culture

Tell NFL Commissioner Goodell To Take Violence Against Women Seriously
Society & Culture  (tags: NFL, women, violence, high profile arrests, Commissioner Goodell )

Dandelion
- 6 hours 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
- 17 hours 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
- 1 day 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
- 2 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
- 4 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
- 8 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
- 8 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
- 11 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
- 13 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
- 20 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
- 20 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.
NM Police Boot Fox's Jesse Watters From Women's Conference After 'Sexist' Comments (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, FOX, media, Bill O'Reilly, society, women, rights, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - rawstory.com
At one point the Fox News reporter asked former NOW President Patricia Ireland to feel his bicep muscle to prove that he was ready to fight in the war on women. "If you need protection, I can protect you," Watters told another woman.
European Court Upholds France's Burqa Ban
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, ethics, wearing of the burqa, culture, society, religion, rights, politics, world, women, news )

Cal
- 27 days ago - npr.org
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld France's ban on face-covering veils, in a closely watched case that was brought by a Muslim woman who said the law violated her freedom of religion.
Watch: "Murder on Abortion Row" (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion rights, women, society, violence, rights, activists, ethics, death, safety, media, law, murder )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - pbs.org
In 1996, FRONTLINE took an in-depth look at one case that helped lead to the buffer zone law. Two years earlier, John Salvi, a radical young Catholic abortion opponent, opened fire on two clinics in Brookline, Mass., just outside Boston, and killed two...
Urging the President of Kenya to Enforce the Kenyan Law Forbidding Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) & Early Marriages
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, violence )

Angel
- 29 days ago - change.org
There is fear in the hearts of Kenya's daughters, their cries are unheard, they have no safe haven. These are the cries of girls who face Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) a rite of passage ceremony performed on many girls. Please sign and share
 

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