Category Misogyny

Thousands March Across Canada Demanding Justice for Indigenous Women | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

“Increasing deaths of many vulnerable women…still leaves family, friends, loved ones, and community members with an overwhelming sense of grief and loss,” according to the Women’s Memorial March Committee, organizer of the 25th annual event in Vancouver. “Indigenous women disproportionately continue to go missing or be murdered with minimal to no action to address these […]

Canadian woman suing police who locked her in van with sex offender who then raped her – Americas – World – The Independent

The lawsuit, which names the officer involved as well as the local police service and the regional government, claims “a serious lack of professionalism and gross negligence” from the police and seeks $400,000 (£210,000) compensation, CBC Canada reported. According to court documents, the officer from the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) handcuffed the teenager and […]

Cops Say ‘It’s Not Fair’ They Were Forced To Resign After Being Busted For Sexual Abuse of a Minor

The Chief pointed us to a statement released from attorney Blaise Rogers of Gullbert, Box & Worby, LLC, who said he represents Bonynge. It said that the victim was “slightly under the age of 17.” In other words, she was 16. But Steven Bonynge later seemed to want to distance himself from the case, saying, […]

VIDEO: MintPress Gathers Around The Campfire With Female Guerrillas Fighting ISIS

These women, also fully clad in camo, with extra ammunition hanging from green vests, are members of the Women’s Protection Unit (YPJ), an all-women’s Muslim-Kurdish guerrilla militia based in the far north of Syria (termed Rojava by the Kurdish population) known for its staunch fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The […]

#GamerGate: The Anita Sarkeesian Hater That Everyone Hates

The Anita Sarkeesian Hater That Everyone Hates – [Jason Schreier: kotaku longreads] In September of 2013, someone named Celebrinando_Mateus wrote a comment on gaming site IGN. “About GTA V GameSpot review,” that commenter wrote, “The reviewer is a transex. He/She call the game Misogynistic… GTA is a satire. Dark humor! It is sarcastic… I will […]

Harper calls for police investigations, not inquiry, for aboriginal women

But Harper, who is in Whitehorse as part of his yearly trek to the North, says most such cases are addressed — and solved — by the police.He says it’s important to keep in mind that these are crimes.“We should not view this as sociological phenomenon,” the prime minister told a news conference Thursday.“We should […]

Cyber criminals post nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, others – BNO News

Hundreds of photos and several videos emerged on Sunday morning and later in the day when they were posted by an unidentified person to imageboard website 4chan. The stolen images quickly spread on social networking websites such as Twitter and Facebook when several of the victims confirmed the photos were authentic.“So 2 to 3 days […]

Police forcibly strip, lock up, pepper-spray Indiana woman VIDEO — RT USA

An Indiana woman plans to sue the Floyd County Jail in New Albany following her lawyer obtaining a video of police officers forcibly undressing her and locking her up, completely naked, in a cell full of pepper spray for seven hours.The woman’s attorney said that it may be a routine procedure at the facility and […]

How Did the FBI Miss Over 1 Million Rapes? | The Nation

The estimates are conservative for two reasons. First, in order to consistently analyze the data over time, Yung looked only at cases defined by the FBI’s pre-2012 definition of rape one established in 1927: “carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will.” This definition did not include anal or oral rape, cases involving […]

Judge finds FBI fitness test biased against men – chicagotribune.com

Jay Bauer, 40, an intelligence analyst for the FBI in Chicago, sued the agency in 2012. The Northwestern University graduate had passed an initial fitness test and scored at or near the top of his class during new-agent training in Quantico, Va., according to the lawsuit.But the Mount Prospect man failed a final fitness exam […]

Prescott S. Bush as Treasurer of Planned Parenthood First National Fundrasing Drive—1947

Prescott S. Bush as Treasurer of Planned Parenthood First National Fundrasing Drive—1947 Planned Parenthood fundraising letter of January 8, 1947, lists Prescott S. Bush as treasurer of Margaret Sanger‘s first national fundraising drive. At that time, contraception was against the law in Connecticut, and the state had a large Catholic constituency. In 1950, during Prescott’s […]

U.S. Sergeant Accused of Sexually Assaulting 12 Soldiers | Democracy Now!

A U.S. Army staff sergeant has been accused of sexually assaulting a dozen female soldiers over the past three years. The Washington Post reports Staff Sergeant Angel M. Sanchez could face a court-martial for allegedly using his position as a drill sergeant to threaten victims and, in one case, grabbing a female soldier by the […]

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