Posts tagged "jaclyn friedman"

The Soapbox: On Richard Dawkins’ Rape Comments & How We Discuss Sexual Assault

Yesterday, the atheist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins made comments about rape and pedophilia on Twitter that made many people angry.

From what I can gather, Dawkins appeared…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2014 - 2:40 pm

The Soapbox: On Rape, Alcohol, Victim-Blaming & Feminist In-Fighting

If you write for a living — especially opinion writing, and especially as a feminist — you set yourself up for criticism. You really have no control over how others…

Jessica Wakeman | December 21, 2011 - 2:00 pm

What Are We Reading This Week?

I can’t be the only one thrilled that a few days off work means I have time to sink my teeth into a good book. Actually, it’s more like “a…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Making Sense Of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, Rape, Michael Moore, Naomi Wolf, And Keith Olbermann

If you signed onto a feminist or women-focused blog anytime in the past week, you might have asked yourself, “What the hell is going on?” Everyone is at least vaguely…

Jessica Wakeman | December 21, 2010 - 7:00 pm