Category: Issues

It’s Trigger Warning Week

Originally published on Penny Red by Laurie Penny This post comes with a trigger warning for rape and sexual assault that should be visible from space. Rape. From the Latin, ‘rapere,’ to take or snatch. Usual meaning: to penetrate another person’s body sexually without their consent. From the Sexual Offences Act, 2003: “A is guilty … pokračování

5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Keep Talking About Pussy Riot

Originally published on xojane.com by Mandy The Pussy Riot trial might be one of the most fascinatingly subversive cultural moments to happen in our lifetimes. Here’s why. 1. This is an incident that is not just challenging Russian authority but also portending a coming revolution along the lines of the Arab Spring, says respected activist … pokračování