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violence against women

Masseur Charged After Rape of 9-Months-Pregnant Woman at Spa

Masseur Charged After Rape of 9-Months-Pregnant Woman at Spa

A man was arrested in Kentucky last week on charges of sexually assaulting a woman who was nearly nine months pregnant during a spa massage. Tyler Isaacs, 30, has been charged with first-degree rape, according to court records. He was held in the Madison County Detention Center on a $100,

Anna Slatz
Anna Slatz
violence against women
UK: Female Inmates to be Punished for 'Misgendering' Males

UK: Female Inmates to be Punished for 'Misgendering' Males

Biologically female inmates at women's institutions in England and Wales could be penalized with extra prison time if they call trans-identified males by an incorrect pronoun, the Ministry of Justice has warned. Female inmates who deliberately call a trans-identified male housed in a women's institution “he” or “him” could be

Anna Slatz
Anna Slatz
News
UK: Teen Girl Forced To Give Birth Alone in Prison Cell, Leading to Death of Baby

UK: Teen Girl Forced To Give Birth Alone in Prison Cell, Leading to Death of Baby

Women's activists are outraged as the extent of a pregnant teenage inmate's neglect continues to be revealed. A devastating report from the prison watchdog released last week reveals that an 18 year old girl was forced to give birth alone in her cell at HMP Bronzefield in Ashford, UK after

Anna Slatz
Anna Slatz
News
New Feminist Book Breaks the Silence on Male Torture of Women

New Feminist Book Breaks the Silence on Male Torture of Women

Deemed "too brutal to read," Jeanne Sarson and Linda McDonald's "Women Unsilenced" defies the threat that "No one will believe you."

Yağmur Uygarkızı
Yağmur Uygarkızı
Books
Canadian Survivor of Prostitution Fired From Women’s Shelter Over Feminist Views

Canadian Survivor of Prostitution Fired From Women’s Shelter Over Feminist Views

Valérie Pelletier was fired from a Montreal women’s agency for advocating for single-sex services on Facebook

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Identity Crisis
How Homophobia in India has Fueled the Rise of Transgenderism

How Homophobia in India has Fueled the Rise of Transgenderism

While lesbians and gender-nonconforming women still face stigma and violence, Indian liberals and corporations turn to transition as the answer

Vaishnavi Sundar
Vaishnavi Sundar
India
French Feminists Speak Out Against Violent Attacks

French Feminists Speak Out Against Violent Attacks

"Five years ago, it was still possible to say that prostitution is violence against women without being harassed. It’s not the case anymore."

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
activism
Is Misogyny Not Enough Of A Hate Crime?

Is Misogyny Not Enough Of A Hate Crime?

Sex, race, and how the mainstream media portrayed the motives of the Atlanta shooter

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Opinion
Meet the Site More Violent Than Pornhub

Meet the Site More Violent Than Pornhub

While the porn giant faces backlash, sites like Heavy-R fly under the radar

Anna Slatz
Anna Slatz
porn
Would Legalizing Prostitution Protect Women?

Would Legalizing Prostitution Protect Women?

Debunking common claims about the full legalization model

Allison Bliss
Allison Bliss
sex positivity
Why I Chose to Quit Eating Meat and Remain Anti-Caste

Why I Chose to Quit Eating Meat and Remain Anti-Caste

Choosing compassion brought me closer to my activism

Vaishnavi Sundar
Vaishnavi Sundar
India
What's the Difference Between BDSM and Abuse?

What's the Difference Between BDSM and Abuse?

The patterns are remarkably similar, but BDSM advocates claim "consent" makes it all okay

Sarah Othokian
Sarah Othokian
sex