Hace más de 30 años que se publicó, pero a día de hoy sigue estando más vigente que nunca.

"Men are afraid women will laugh at them. Women are afraid men will kill them." 
Margaret Atwood

-In Rape Tragedies, the Shame Is Ours"What kind of world do we live in when young men are so proud of violating unconscious girls that they pass proof around to their friends? It’s the same kind of world in which being labeled a slut comes with such torturous social repercussions that suicide is preferable to enduring them. As a woman named Sara Erdmann so aptly tweeted to me, “I will never understand why it is more shameful to be raped than to be a rapist.”

And yet it is: so much so that young men seem to think there’s nothing wrong with—and maybe something hilarious about—sharing pictures of themselves raping young women. And why not? Their friends will defend them, as they did in Steubenville, tweeting that the young woman was “asking for it” and that the boys were being unfairly targeted. 

Women and girls are the ones expected to carry the shame of the sexual crimes perpetrated against them. And that shame is a tremendous load to bear, because once you’re labeled a slut, empathy and compassion go out the window. The word is more than a slur—it’s a designation."

-What Rehtaeh Parsons' Death Teaches Us About Rape as a Conformity"The issue is: Why are so many boys so very sure that they can get away with raping? Or learning that their status and prestige are enhanced by sharing photo-documentary evidence of their actions? The shameless conformists are the rapists. The transgressors — who are treated as whistleblowers — are the victims who dare to speak up. They think they can get away with it because we teach them that they can and that they might even be rewarded for it. Their victims feel shame and are shamed. When they are bullied and threatened, it is by others who are conforming to silence and abuse of power and expect the raped to as well. What we have to do is reverse this trajectory."

-La tercera entrega de Feminizine, un fanzine de contenido feminista en el que colaboro, ya está disponible en preventa. En este número mi artículo va sobre personajes femeninos en series de televisión.

-Esta estupenda charla sobre por qué las víctimas de violencia doméstica no abandonan a sus parejas demuestra que, al contrario de lo que muchas veces pensamos, las personas que la sufren no responden a un perfil determinado:

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