Posts tagged "julian assange"

Julian Assange Fears Assassination Since ‘White Guys Are Now Targets’

Julian Assange, the Australian WikiLeaks founder and alleged rapist is still in asylum in Equador, after Sweden and France rejected his pleas to live there. He was granted political asylum by the government of Ecuador under the 1951 Refugee Convention in 2012.
Recently he interviewed with Time, complaining that he never gets to see the…

Katrin Higher / August 29, 2015

France Rejects Julian Assange’s Asylum Plea

Thank you France, for rejecting douchebag Julian Assange’s plea to come to your country for asylum.
The Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange is currently in holding at the Ecuadorian embassy in London awaiting a trial by Swedish authorities for allegations of sex crimes by two women—one of rape and the other of sexual assault.

Katrin Higher / July 4, 2015

Kate Bornstein Pens A Moving Open Letter To Chelsea Manning

Trans activist and self-described gender outlaw Kate Bornstein penned a powerful letter in support of Chelsea Manning, who recently came out as trans. Bornstein notes: “Remember that you have brothers and sisters and aunties and uncles all around the world who are so proud of you.” [Out]
Speaking of: How do people changing…

Julie Gerstein / August 27, 2013

Today’s Lady News: Naomi Wolf Says Sex-Crime Accusers Deserve To Be Named

Naomi Wolf (author of, among other things, The Beauty Myth) has really taken her Julian Assange defense to a whole new level. In an op-ed for the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper, Wolf says that not only should the women accusing Assange of rape be named in the press, but rape accusers in general shouldn’t be granted…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 5, 2011

Girl Talk: Who Will Rape Me?

What makes me most angry about the reprehensible, privilege-denying behavior of Michael Moore, Keith Olbermann and their allies in the whole Julian Assange-can’t-be-a-rapist-because-he’s-a-freedom-fighter ordeal, addressed beautifully by Sady Doyle and a number of brilliant feminists in the form of the #MooreAndMe Twitter hashtag? The fact that, in the likely event I am ever a victim…

Andrea Grimes / December 22, 2010

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 aware, I hope, of the Wikileaks cables and international man of mystery Julian Assange (though if not, I’ll explain it briefly after the jump). By…

Jessica Wakeman / December 21, 2010

From One D**khead To Another

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been accused of a whole lot of messy things involving his penis. For shame! But regular dudes can prevent their sex accidents with condoms — specifically, if you have a sense of humor, with this satirical condom line called Dickileaks. Ha! [Trend Hunter]…

Simcha / December 20, 2010

Quickies: Michael Moore Donates Money To Julian Assange & January Jones Gets Naked For Versace

Michael Moore has donated $20,000 toward WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s bail. [PopEater]
Gwyneth Paltrow is returning for another episode of “Glee.” [The Superficial]
Check out Julian, Robin Thicke and Paula Patton’s little boy. [The YBF]…

Annika Harris / December 14, 2010