by Alicen Grey / The Fifth Column Washington, DC (TFC) – A topless female at a Slutwalk with Still not asking for it scrawled on her skin. Facebook-ready memes that declare, My little black dress does not mean yes! A never-ending array of fun slogans like, “Consent is sexy!” “Ask first!” and “Fuck rape!” Ladies and gentlemen, … Continue reading Can we please stop talking about rape like it’s an accident?
by Robert Jensen From a “critique” of my work on the latest Professor Watchlist, I learned that I’m a threat to my students for contending that we won’t end men’s violence against women “if we do not address the toxic notions about masculinity in patriarchy … rooted in control, conquest, aggression.” That quote … Continue reading Professor Watchlist fails in reasoned argument
Society must choose whether women count as human Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance Feminism has always been a contested area of politics. Fierce arguments centre on what it is, and why we need it. The best definition I know is from Andrea Dworkin: “Feminism is the political practice of fighting male supremacy on behalf … Continue reading Should This Cruelty Be Normal?
We learned yesterday that T.R. McKenzie, a former Deep Green Resistance member, is being accused of serious crimes, including serial sexual abuse of children on the Pine Ridge reservation. These claims have been corroborated from several sources. In 2013, DGR severed its relationship with TR McKenzie on very bad terms. He caused a great deal … Continue reading Statement on T.R. McKenzie, Probable Pedophile
Quechua Bolivian woman unfairly sentenced to life in Argentina by Sian Cowman / Intercontinental Cry Reina Maraz Bejarano was the last person in the courtroom to understand that she had just been sentenced to life imprisonment for allegedly murdering her husband. Maraz is from an indigenous community in Bolivia. Like many women in … Continue reading The Multiple Abuses of Reina Maraz
Deep Green Resistance UK Preface Many men have asked me why Deep Green Resistance is a radical feminist organisation. “Doesn’t it distract you from your main goal?” they ask, as though the fight against ecocide is unconnected to the fight against patriarchy and its cult of toxic masculinity, which dominates most women in the same … Continue reading The War Against Women and Girls in the UK
By Terese Mailhot / Indian Country Today Media Network My auntie says there’s a direct connection between violence against the earth and violence against Indigenous women. I think of my own brown body when she says this, and how it was damaged in childhood and adolescence. My memories feel stolen like the land, stripped like the languages, … Continue reading Decolonizing My Brown Body
By Jhonathan F. Gómez / Upside Down World All photos from Supreme Court trial by Jhonathan F. Gómez Maya Q’eqchi’ women survivors recently entered the Supreme Court in Guatemala as part of the Sepur Zarco case to demand justice for sexual violence, sexual and domestic slavery, forced disappearances and murder, crimes committed during the internal … Continue reading Maya Q’eqchi’ Women Survivors of Sexual Violence in Guatemala Demand Justice
by Derrick Jensen / Deep Green Resistance The man box is full of proof. Except that there is no man box, the man box can never be filled, and real men don’t need proof. Let’s start with Abraham and Isaac. You know the story. God tells Abraham to slit his child’s throat. … Continue reading Derrick Jensen: The Man Box and the Cult of Masculinity
Sexual assault and violence, especially against women and children (and almost all perpetrated by men) is widespread. It’s estimated that 1 in 4 women worldwide will be raped during her lifetime, and another 1 in 5 will fend off a rape attempt. Many feminist scholars believe these numbers are underestimated due to reporting bias, confusion … Continue reading “Men Against Rape Culture” Holding Regular Meetings in Eugene