Sexual Abuse/Harassment

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A conversation with film historian Max Alvarez: How the #MeToo campaign echoes the McCarthyite witch hunt of the 1940s and 1950s
Alvarez, Max, Walsh, David
Clearly, this is not as organized a political campaign as the one that took place in the 1940s and 1950s, but the climate is chillingly similar in terms of the massive capitulation and conformity in t...
Fallen Pan, Furious Women, and the Failure of Soulless Feminism
Domenico, Kim C.
The excited triumphal coverage of the Me Too Movement conveys the fatal devaluing of imagination - and the banning of thoughtful discourse as well as passionate enthusiasm - that defines and shackle...
Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution
Eltahawy, Mona
A condemnation of the repressive political, cultural, and religious forces that reduce millions of women to second-class citizens.
The Invisible War
Dick, Kirby
An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military.
The Morning After: Sex, Fear, and Feminism
Roiphe, Katie
When Katie Roiphe arrived at Harvard in the fall of 1986, she found that the feminism she had been raised to believe in had been radically transformed. The women's movement, which had once signaled su...
Title IX Witchhunts, Anti-Sex Frenzy and Bourgeois Feminism: Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus - A Review
Is the specter of sex haunting the campus? Under the pretense of targeting sexual harassment and assault, university administrations have been whipping up a climate of fear and imposing neo-Victorian ...
Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus
Kipnis, Laura
Feminism is broken, argues Laura Kipnis. Anyone who thinks the sexual hysteria overtaking American campuses is a sign of gender progress is deranged.
War and the Culture of Violence: Against The Current vol. 125
Feeley, Dianne
Last year I had the opportunity to see “Winter Soldier,” a rarely shown 1971 documentary based on the testimony of over 100 soldiers recently back from Vietnam. It was filmed during a three-day hearin...
Winter Soldier 2008: Against The Current vol. 134
Franco, Nate; Feeley, Dianne
More than 250 veterans and military families gathered from March 13-15 outside Washington, DC for the Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) Winter Soldier Investigation: Iraq and Afghanistan. Videos of...

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Canadian Civil Liberties Association
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is a national organization that was constituted to promote respect for and observance of fundamental human rights and civil liberties, and to defend, extend, a...
METRAC (The Metro Action Committee on Public Violence )
Promotes the rights of women and children to live free from violence and threats of violence.

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Sexual slavery
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Sexual slavery or forced sexual slavery is the organized coercion of unwilling people into different sexual practices.
What happened to Brown is fundamentally wrong. Every man in the world is now vulnerable
Blatchford, Christie
For all the other moments #MeToo has wrought, the Patrick Brown story is seminal: A political leader is cut down like a sapling in the forest in a matter of hours, and none of his colleagues, in and o...