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How Bollywood Normalised Rape Culture | BuzzFeed India

How Bollywood Normalised Rape Culture | BuzzFeed India

That’s… not what sex looks like, right? Well, for a long time, Bollywood has shied away from showing any real, candid representations of sex. Instead, it has a long history of passing off violence, assault, and rape as “romantic entertainment.” So how does that shape our understanding of sex, or rape, or even consent? Sex is still taboo across most of Indian society, even if it wasn’t always this way. Early Indian culture was actually pretty sexually progressive. But then…

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Rape culture panic is not the answer | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Rape culture panic is not the answer | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Sexual assault on campus is a genuine problem—but the new rape culture crusade is not the answer. That’s coming up next on the factual feminist. Now watch these protesters shout down a speaker. The speaker—a left-leaning “anarchist” concerned about police over-reach had once defended the idea of due process for those accused of sexual assault. The rape culture activists were having none of it. They may think of their movement as progressive and world-improving. In reality, it’s just the opposite….

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Episode #22: Rape Culture – Engage by Uplift

Episode #22: Rape Culture – Engage by Uplift

KAT LAZO: Hi everyone, I’m Kat Lazo, also known as TheeKatsMeoww, and welcome to another episode of Engage by Uplift. I’m here with Peter Musser, Rhiannon McGavin, and Mary Kate Wiles. So, today we’re going to be deconstructing rape culture. MARY KATE WILES: Let’s do it. So I think that one way that rape culture spreads is through fear, right? Through “watch your drink”, “don’t walk alone”, “don’t wear this, don’t wear that”, How effective are these messages in preventing…

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Western Rape Cultures

Western Rape Cultures

There’s nothing like starting a new game of childhood to make me feel like a Pokémon again. Huh, no option to play as a female character. Wait, is that sexist? Is this patriarchy? Is this a “Trope versus Women”? Nooo, not here, not in my childhood! Anita! Get out of my childhood! [inaudible] I’m sorry. Forgive me, sweet mother, dark mother, cold mother, kind mother, cruel mother. Baby, I’m sorry! I don’t like arguing about feminism itself, because no one…

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Leaked Discord Audio From The “American Fascist” Group Patriot Front

Leaked Discord Audio From The “American Fascist” Group Patriot Front

“I don’t use the term ‘white nationalist’, because I prefer ‘American’ as our unique national identity. Also, I mean, you can throw out the term ‘American fascists’ if you want.” “Next weekend, we have the Michigan State University Richard Spencer event and the FMI conference in Detroit, so we’ll be meeting up with the Michigan goys once again, probably get together with about fourteen or fifteen Patriot Front guys, and then beyond that, we might have an event planned for…

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Arundhati Roy on the Rise of Fascism & Trump’s Embrace of India’s “Robber Barons”

Arundhati Roy on the Rise of Fascism & Trump’s Embrace of India’s “Robber Barons”

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, with Nermeen Shaikh, with Part 2 of our discussion with Arundhati Roy, whose book, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, her second novel, has just come out in paperback. NERMEEN SHAIKH: In Part 1 of our discussion, we talked about Arundhati Roy’s new book, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. But now I want to turn to President Trump’s business partnerships in India. A recent investigation in…

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Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault in Indian Country: Case Study – Navajo Nation

Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault in Indian Country: Case Study – Navajo Nation

DAVID ADAMS: Good afternoon, everyone. My name is David Adams and I’m the Special Assistant with the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of New Mexico. On behalf of the panel that I’m with, we’d like to thank the Navajo Nation and others that have gathered to help put on this conference. We really appreciate the invitation and the opportunity to share a case that we had in the District of New Mexico. I’ve been going to a lot…

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The Cannibal Warlords of Liberia (Full Length Documentary)

The Cannibal Warlords of Liberia (Full Length Documentary)

SHANE SMITH: So is that why your nickname was General Butt Naked? SHANE SMITH: A lot of people would drink or do drugs before fighting? SHANE SMITH: Yeah. SHANE SMITH: So you killed the child? JOSHUA BLAHYI: Yes. SHANE SMITH: And then you drank the blood? JOSHUA BLAHYI: Yeah. MALE SPEAKER : [SPEAKING FOREIGN LANGUAGE] CROWD: [SPEAKING FOREIGN LANGUAGE] MALE SPEAKER 1 : So what kind of war is this? Guerrilla? MALE SPEAKER 2 : World War III. SHANE SMITH:…

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Maternity Leave and Why the United States is the Only Developed Nation Without It

Maternity Leave and Why the United States is the Only Developed Nation Without It

nearly 60% of couples with children have two parents who work outside the home I think we need to recognize the incredible challenges that so many parents face particularly working moms I don’t think people asked me to be speaker so that I can take more money from hardworking taxpayers to create some new federal entitlement women are leaving the workplace not because they want to but because the math doesn’t add up when you don’t have paid leave it’s…

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