A petition

Jan. 31st, 2011 07:57 pm
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I know a lot of other things are going on now, which other people on my reading list are covering, and I don't usually "share" petitions I find online, but I'll make an exception for this one, which I found via the F Word's weekly round-up.

cut for talk about rape )
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Signal boosting from Tiger Beatdown:

Michael Moore:
For those of you who think it’s wrong to support Julian Assange because of the sexual assault allegations he’s being held for, all I ask is that you not be naive about how the government works when it decides to go after its prey. Please — never, ever believe the “official story.” ...

Sady Doyle:
cut for talk about rape and rape apologism )
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links refer to rape culture, contain rage:
Polanski freed at the F Word;
C.L.Minou on the same case at Tiger Beatdown

on domestic violence, murder and victim-blaming:
A few thoughts on the gendered coverage of the Raoul Moat story at the F Word
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Links from March that don't belong with the fun stuff ...

The F Word has a post on how you can support Gail Sherwood, including a link to Women Against Rape's petition, and their contact details.

If you're wondering "Gail who?", you can read the background on a vicious miscarriage of justice, also at the F Word: trigger warning for description of rape scene and subsequent victim blaming.
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