Abuse culture

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Take Action: Daily Beast Should Apologize for Dismissing Prison Rape

The Daily Beast published a vile and harmful piece about Chelsea Manning and prison rape. Here’s what we can do about it.

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10 thoughts…on mental illness, abuse, and survivors

Why arguments conflating mental illness with abuse are dangerous and do a disservice to survivors of abuse and oppression.

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What Child Exploitation Looks Like

Why aren’t trans youth afforded the privacy and protection we claim are the rights of children?

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Evangelical leaders on SGM: Circle the wagons

On the sickening refusal of reformed evangelical leaders to hold C.J. Mahaney and Sovereign Grace at all accountable, even as more and more victims come forward with their stories.

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The cult of the Greater Cause

Being “right” is less important than the effects of what we do.

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The perils of funny feminism

Are feminists losing sight of how humor can oppress in a rush to be seen as funny?

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[AWH Classic] Fear of Falling

“I’m not scared of heights; I’m scared of falling.” Somehow that seems like an appropriate caption for my life right now.

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Feminist abuse culture and enabling

Men shouldn’t get a pass for dangerous, manipulative “Nice Guy” behavior just because they claim a feminist identity.

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Let’s talk about consent

Let’s talk about consent

GMP is a great example of how not to write about rape and how not to start a conversation about consent. But we do need to talk about sexual violence. How do we do that thoughtfully and productively?

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