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Too $hort Calls XXL Video Debacle a Blessing in Disguise

by Akiba Solomon on February 23 2012, 2:20PM

Bad publicity, an enlightening conversation with activist dream hampton and “karma” produce an a-ha! moment for the rapper who instructed middle school boys to “turn out” their female classmates.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

5 Things Too $hort & Hip-Hop Media Can Learn About Sexual Violence

5 Things Too $hort & Hip-Hop Media Can Learn About Sexual Violence

by Akiba Solomon on February 23 2012, 11:33AM

Ways to regroup and do better after the debacle of Too $hort’s violent, rape-celebrating XXL.com video.

Topics: Gender, Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Too $hort

CNN's Don Lemon Talks Sex Abuse, Calls Penn State Case 'Rape'

CNN’s Don Lemon Talks Sex Abuse, Calls Penn State Case ‘Rape’

by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2011, 1:40PM

CNN’s Don Lemon says let’s just call what Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky did for what it is: rape.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

What You Need to Know About Childhood Sexual Abuse Infographic

What You Need to Know About Childhood Sexual Abuse

by Akiba Solomon on November 17 2011, 10:00AM

It’s one of those unspeakable crimes, until a high-profile case like the one at Penn State makes it inescapable. Here, some basic-but-vital facts about its victims and impact.

Topics: Gender, Schools & Youth

Former Marine Evelyn Thomas on the Fight to End Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Former Marine Evelyn Thomas on the Fight to End Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

by MIchael Lavers on September 27 2011, 9:34AM

Thomas was among a disproportionate number of black women who were kicked out of the military for being lesbian or bisexual. But she joined the fight that, last week, finally put an end to the practice.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, National Security

Eddie Long Scandal Forces Taboos to Surface in Black Church

Eddie Long Scandal Forces Taboos to Surface in Black Church

by Jamilah King on September 27 2010, 12:50PM

More charges come, CNN’s Don Lemon reveals his own history with sexual abuse, and Long vows to fight.

Topics: Eddie Long, Gender & Sexuality

ACLU Confronts Denver Prison's Abusive Strip Searches

ACLU Confronts Denver Prison’s Abusive Strip Searches

by Michelle Chen on August 27 2010, 9:16AM

Allegations of abusive strip searches at a prison reflect the perverse power imbalance inherent in the system.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality, On Gender

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