Decolonizing the Anti-Violence Movement: An Overview →
Decolonizing the Anti-Violence Movement and Sexual Assault Awareness Month: An Overview
Here is a review and recap of all of the readings, resources, chats, and interviews from Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This is a compilation of the resource lists and Storify’s of Twitter teach-ins:
You say not all men are monsters?
Imagine a bowl of M&Ms. 10% of them are poisoned.
Go ahead. Eat a handful.
Not all M&Ms are poison.
D.C. man charged with hate crime against lesbian - The Washington Post →
The five women rejected their advances, said they were lesbians and continued walking toward the Metro station.
The men followed them and yelled homophobic slurs, according to Morse.
The man swung at her several times, hit her left eye and knocked her to the ground, Morse said. Her head hit the pavement, and she saw another one of the men punching her friends in the face one after another, she said. Morse tried to defend her friends until officers arrived and broke up the fight, she said. The women suffered bruises, facial scratches, cuts and other injuries, according to charging documents. Police are still investigating the case.
None of the seven officers at the scene agreed to take a report, according to several of the women who were interviewed this week. The attackers continued to taunt them even after the officers arrived, the women said, but the police did not intervene.
234 Nigerian girls were girls were kidnapped by an extremist group called the boko haram this month. Few have escaped, the majority has not. Please spread to word to create an international outcry because our government isn’t doing enough.
It’s being speculated that they’re being sold as sex slaves (well, the media uses the term “child brides”, but we all know what that’s code for). We need to bring them home NOW.
come rain or come shine, I’m gonna love you Chicago
"I am physically sick of feeding money to the state. I am tired to my bones of contributing to wars, entitlements, public servants, crony capitalists, and social programs like public schools. I am being forced to contribute to the destruction of everything I value"
"As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death."
"Is there something down by the water keeping itself from us,
Some shy event, some secret of the light that falls upon the deep,
Some source of sorrow that does not wish to be discovered yet?"
from section I of “Our Masterpiece is the Private Life,” in Blizzard of One
(Alfred A. Knopf, 1998)