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Sexual Assault

Blogging While Feminist

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Blogging While Feminist

As a feminist "lady blogger", I've come to realize how much shit we have to put up with--and it doesn't appear to be ending any time soon.  I recently read an article about a rower (and blogger) named Jenn Gibbons. Gibbons set out to complete a solo voyage: the 1,500 mile perimeter of Lake Michigan. From her blog, it states...

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Fuck the Police

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Fuck the Police

Take Back The Night was today…it was wonderful. So many people. So many loud voices. I ate it up. The police, however, came and were threatening and intimidating. They threatened to arrest myself and others. And when we did the chant, “Hey-Hey, Ho-Ho, Sexual Assault Has Got To Go”, one of the police officers said, “Then maybe you shouldn’t drink!”

Wow. Wow. Wow.These are the people I’m supposed to trust to help me if I get raped/attacked. This city is horrible. This country is horrible. This mentality is horrible.

Will things ever change? The patriarchy has got to go!

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