Thursday, March 20, 2014 Saturday, February 22, 2014

Anonymous asked: I identify as a feminist but I really like this blog. I was just wondering if you thought the statistics concerning men receiving harsher punishments for similar crimes were partly attributed to traditional views of gender (like men being tougher and ruthless so they can handle these punishments)? I think these circumstances are really unfair, I'm just wondering if you've ever thought why it was that why?

Hi, thanks for your question and your kind words.

Let’s say (for argument’s sake) that giving women far less time for incarceration and softer sentencing is a result of viewing females as harmless, childlike, and weak. This begs the question:
Q: Why aren’t feminists protesting this inequality tooth and nail?
A: Because this inequality benefits women.

Thursday, February 20, 2014 Saturday, February 1, 2014
In honor of this February’s V-Day (14th) in campuses across the world.
Source:
Ensler, Eve.The Vagina Monologues: “The Little Coochie Snorcher That Could”. Pg. 77-82. New York: Villard Books. 1998.

In honor of this February’s V-Day (14th) in campuses across the world.

Source:

Ensler, Eve.The Vagina Monologues: “The Little Coochie Snorcher That Could”. Pg. 77-82. New York: Villard Books. 1998.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Source:
Family Violence in Canada:A Statistical Profile (2000). Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. - Statistics Canada, General Social Survey 1999http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/85-224-x/85-224-x2000000-eng.pdf

Source:

Family Violence in Canada:
A Statistical Profile (2000). Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. - Statistics Canada, General Social Survey 1999

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/85-224-x/85-224-x2000000-eng.pdf

Thursday, November 28, 2013 Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Monday, October 21, 2013 Friday, October 4, 2013
Source:Caetano, R., Schafter, J., Field, C., & Nelson, S. M. (2002).  Agreement on reports of intimate partner violence among white, Black, and Hispanic couples in the United States.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 17, 1308-1322

Source:
Caetano, R., Schafter, J., Field, C., & Nelson, S. M. (2002).  Agreement on reports of intimate partner violence among white, Black, and Hispanic couples in the United States.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 17, 1308-1322