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#MeToo Behind Bars: When the Sexual Assaulter Holds the Keys to Your Cell
Society & Culture  (tags: inmates, incarceration, sexual assault, sexism, women )

- 393 days ago -
As the #MeToo movement outside of prison walls continues to gather momentum, what about survivors who are locked away? And what happens when the assailants are the people who literally hold the keys to their lives?
Time for a Trump Carnage Index
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump regime, violence, racism, elitism, health care, sexism )

- 707 days ago -
Too often, Americans let their leaders off the hook for the violence they perpetrate.
The Bastards Motorcycle Club Is Redefining Racist Biker Culture
Society & Culture  (tags: Bastards MC, against the KKK, Biker Culture, South Carolina, President Parker, racism, classism, homophobia, sexism, prison industrial complex, police state, hate )

- 1342 days ago -
The Bastards of South Carolina are trying to change a biker culture defined by racism and dominated by white supremacists. President Parker said, We do not tolerate racism sexism classism homophobia the police state the prison industrial complex or hate
Skilled Women Break Through Barriers to Entry and Promotion in Trades Work
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, sexism, freedoms, rights, culture, americans, news )

- 2383 days ago -
Although role models are scarce, training is hard to find and sexism is rampant, determined women are finding professional success and satisfaction in the skilled trades: construction, sheet metal working, welding, pipefitting - and more.
Ignorance and Venom: The Media's Deeply Ingrained Sexism
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Women, gender-bias, media, sexism, NOW, Obama, John Edwards, newspapers, television )

- 4073 days ago -
The media create an environment of hostility toward all women! At this moment it feels like Hillary is a stand-in for every woman who has ever tried to get ahead and be taken seriously by the powers that be, but we aren't the only ones facing bias!
When Elephants Weep:On the Emotional Lives of Animals By Jeffrey Masson
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, rights, children, animals, interconnected, speciesism, racism, sexism )

- 4224 days ago -
Humans often behave as if something like us were more worthy of respect than something not like us. Racism can partly be described, if not explained, in this way.
America's Shame: 2 Years After Hurricane Katrina
Society & Culture  (tags: Bush administration's policies, New Orleans, the Gulf Coast, institutional neglect, classism, sexism, racism )

- 4269 days ago -
Two years have gone by, and Black America has failed to respond in any coherent fashion to the catastrophe that we call Katrina: the death of a Black city. It was in that place that the United States proved, once and for all time, that Black life.........
Men Would 'Rather Die' Than Admit Gay Affairs
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, gayrights, men, sexism, ethics, suicide )

- 4382 days ago -
AN Australian survey shows married men who have sex with other men would rather commit suicide than risk admitting it and losing their families.
UPDATE: On Yet Another Vicim Arrested for Protecting Her Life.... Admitted Killer Says Husband Abused Her
Society & Culture  (tags: Abuse Victim Stops Abuser!, crime, freedoms, abuse, law, men, murder, police, politics, sexism, women )

- 4387 days ago -
The bruises that covered Dr. Ann Marie Gryboski's face when she appeared in court Monday, charged with the murder of her husband, Patrick Lancaster, painted a brutal portrait of the man who allegedly beat her for years...
Mommy Tracked: How the Tenure Process Discriminates Against Female Professors
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, ethics, politics, sexism, discrimination, women )

- 4399 days ago -
Balancing family and work is one reason why achieving tenure is so difficult for women. The average age of someone applying for tenure is 33, and the review process takes about five years from the day he or she is hired at the institution.
Sex Slavery Widespread in England
Society & Culture  (tags: Slavery, sex trafficking, gynecide, sexism, sexual abuse, Britian )

- 4411 days ago -
Young women tricked into coming to England, often by boyfriends, are being sold off in auctions at airport coffee shops as soon as they arrive.

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