Kesha: A Bridge to Truth

*Trigger Warning: descriptions of sexual abuse On Friday, February 19th, a New York judge denied pop singer Kesha’s injunction against former music producer Dr. Luke. Part of an ongoing legal battle since October 2014, Kesha is suing Lukasz Gottwald, known as “Dr. Luke,” for a decade of sexual, physical, verbal and emotional abuse, which allegedly began…

UK Ministry of Defense Launches Consent Campaign to Prevent Sexual Assault in Army

TW: Images of sexual assault and rape situations For the first time, the UK Ministry of Defense has launched a campaign against rape and sexual assault in response to recent reports that sexual offenses within the army have risen in recent years. Initiated by head of the army, General Sir Nick Carter, the campaign features several posters…

Leak

  I wanted to create something that reflects upon my own sexual activity and personal choices. Such a personal subject can often become tangled in society’s expectations and change what I felt. I wanted to create something which does not say ‘”this is wrong and that is right” but to explore my thoughts at a…

Hits and Shits

Hits Débora Adorno and Other Brazilian Women Combat Sexual Harassment With An Unlikely Weapon  A Brazilian woman named Débora Adorno was experiencing street harassment while walking alone in the streets. She felt that calling the harassers out on their gross, perverted behavior was not enough so she came up with a creative, new way to…

Respectability Politics Aren’t So Respectable

In 2004, Bill Cosby remarked “Are you waiting for Jesus to pull his pants up” to supplement his point that black men are not good fathers or role models for their children because of how they appear. Telling someone to “pull their pants up” does not do as much good as you think it does.…