Saturday, June 24, 2017

#Rape #Victims #Temporary #Paralysis

https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/rape-victims-may-unable-fight-back-due-temporary-paralysis-164412407.html Of the 298 women, 70 percent reported significant tonic immobility and 48 percent reported extreme tonic immobility during the sexual assault they had experienced. And among the 189 women who were evaluated six months after their assault, 38.1 percent had developed PTSD and 22.2 percent had developed severe depression. Furthermore,

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Implicit denial of how prevalent and acceptable sexism is

http://womensenews.org/2017/01/how-mainstream-comedy-has-helped-normalize-trumps-misogyny/ Just as people have argued that “there’s no such thing as an anti-war film” (a quote generally attributed to the French filmmaker François Truffaut), I tend to disagree with Solnit and Schumer. There’s no such thing as anti-rape humor, at least not for the men in the audience. Humor can

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#Trump #Hypocrite #Time-line #Gropes #Sexual #Assault

Trump has declared April National Sexual Assault Awareness month, which is just so, so ironic. https://t.co/tJdL4wWsJ3 pic.twitter.com/YX1u11XMZD — The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) April 1, 2017 Early 1990s: Kristin Anderson claims he touched her genitals: The Washington Post reported on Friday that Anderson was at The China Club in Manhattan when Trump, without

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Canadian judge asks rape complainant why she didn’t keep her knees together

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/alberta/calgary-judge-robin-camp-who-made-knees-together-comment-asks-to-keep-job/article33533651/ Justice Camp, a 65-year-old married father of three, has become an emblem of a justice system that critics say is out of touch on sexual-assault law and discourages victims from reporting. A panel set up by the judicial council recommended a month ago that he be removed from the bench after

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Rates of nonconsensual sexual contact between men and women basically equal

https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/the-hidden-epidemic-of-men-who-are-raped-by-women?utm_source=broadlytwitterus "The way we talk about men and sex needs to change," Stemple says. "When we have these stereotypes for men, it makes it hard for them to come forward when they're victimized." Stemple has long focused her research on how sexual violence against men goes under-reported. In 2014, she released a

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Rape Myths and Stereotypes 101

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/trump-denials-are-rape-myths-stereotypes-101-advocates-say-n667651 "The answer is simple," Allred said. "Some may have held what they allege as a secret within them for many years. Some may have thought they would not be believed against what they thought would most likely be a complete denial by a rich, powerful celebrity. "Some may have feared the

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Ronald Edward Growcott admits child sex offending dating back 53 years

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/84835547/ronald-edward-growcott-admits-child-sex-offending-dating-back-53-years A 90-year-old man has admitted child sex offending dating back as long as 53 years. Name suppression has lifted on Ronald Edward Growcott, who had a walking stick to help him stand in the dock when he pleaded guilty at the Christchurch District Court on Friday. Growcott admitted sexual offending against a

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