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Sir Philip Green named as man at heart of 'UK #MeToo scandal'
Lord Hain told the House of Lords: “Having been contacted by somebody intimately involved in the case of a powerful businessman using non-disclosure agreements and substantial payments to conceal the truth about serious and repeated sexual harassment, racist abuse and bullying which is compulsively continuing, I feel it’s my duty under parliamentary privilege to name Philip Green as the individual in question, given that the media have been subject to an injunction preventing publication of the full details of a story which is clearly in the public interest.”
by:JessicaElgot  from:TheGuardian  PhilipGreen  PeterHain  SexualAssault  RapeCulture  race  bullying 
24 days ago by owenblacker
FactCheck: Men are more likely to be raped than be falsely accused of rape
By this measure, a man is 230 times more likely to be raped than to be falsely accused of rape.

And let’s put the stats through an even stronger test.

Imagine for a second that you believe that every single one of the men prosecuted for rape in England and Wales in 2016-17 was falsely accused.

Even if that unlikely scenario were true, there would still have been more adult male victims of rape (8,000) than men prosecuted for those rapes they “didn’t commit” (5,190).
from:Channel4  rape  RapeCulture  reference 
5 weeks ago by owenblacker
Today perfectly displays :

He says he will vote yes on Kavanaugh. When he is confronted by…
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7 weeks ago by dshaw
“the shame is ours”, by Anne Helen Petersen
The impetus to protect oneself fell on the girl. The impetus to say no fell on the girl. The work, the labor, of purity: it was all girls’.
feminism  rapeculture  sexualharassment  religion  toxicmasculinity 
7 weeks ago by beep
Men are more afraid than ever
The shift in conversation towards normalizing the kind of sexual assault Kavanaugh is accused of
sex  rape  sexualassault  politics  kavanaugh  rapeculture 
8 weeks ago by nelson
As Climate Scientists Speak Out, Sexist Attacks Are on the Rise
“There is a huge underlying fear of change, and that’s spawned the whole ‘Make America Great Again,’” said Katharine Hayhoe, director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.

“When was America great?” she added. “Back when women were in the kitchen and others knew their place, and so because of that, the whole climate change thing, the whole idea that humans could actually interfere with the planet’s climate and that fossil fuels were the way that we got great way back in the day, that’s what underlies all this, and that’s why there is such a mix between gender and climate denial, because it’s all coming from the same perceived threat to identity, and position and power and rights.”

Online harassers have called her a “sad, little mediocrity,” an “ugly fake scientist” and an “old thin-looking hag.” They’ve gone after Hayhoe for sharing her climate research and for her outreach to the evangelical Christian community.

The verbal and written attacks derive mostly from men. That’s probably not a coincidence. Studies show that climate skepticism is a male-dominated perspective. Men are less likely than women to accept scientific conclusions about people being responsible for rising temperatures. And they’re more likely to overestimate their knowledge of the issue.
by:ScottWaldman  by:NiinaHeikkinen  from:ScientificAmerican  ClimateChange  sexism  abuse  RapeCulture 
9 weeks ago by owenblacker
refers to the tendency of seeing violence & misogyny as an expression or part of ‘tradition’ or ‘cultu…
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