Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--and What We Can Do about It #ad - . A timely and brilliant book. Jessica valentiEvery seven minutes, someone in America commits a rape. And whether that's a football star, member of the clergy, beloved celebrity, or just an average Joe or Joanna, elected official, there's probably a community eager to make excuses for that person. In asking for it, kate harding combines in-depth research with a frank, no-holds-barred voice to make the case that twenty-first-century America supports rapists more effectively than it supports victims.
Yes Means Yes!: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World without RapeSeal Press #ad - In the original edition, and activist writers alike presented their ideas for a paradigm shift from the "No Means No" model--and the result was the groundbreaking shift to today's affirmative consent model "Yes Means Yes, political, feminist, " as coined by this book. Yes means yes has radical and far-reaching effects: from teaching men to treat women as collaborators and not conquests, and ultimately, encouraging men and women that women can enjoy sex instead of being shamed for it, that our children can inherit a world where rape is rare and swiftly punished.
Yes Means Yes!: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World without Rape #ad - With a timely new introduction, and the timeless contributions of authors from Kate Harding to Jill Filipovic, Yes Means Yes brings to the table a dazzling variety of perspectives and experiences focused on the theory that educating all people to value female sexuality and pleasure leads to viewing women differently, refreshed cover, and ending rape.
. This groundbreaking feminist classic dismantles the way we view rape in our culture and replaces it with a genuine understanding and respect for female sexual pleasure.
Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape CultureHarper Perennial #ad - New york times bestselleredited and with an introduction by roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on. Vogue, blown off, “60 books we can’t wait to read in 2018” * hello giggles, and aggression they face, “10 new books to add to your reading list in 2018” * elle, mocked, “10 of the most anticipated books of spring 2018” * harper’s bazaar, gaslit, violence, “21 books we’re most excited to read in 2018” * Boston Globe, denigrated, patronized, insulted, “25 books we can’t wait to read in 2018” * Huffington Post, “19 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2018” * Buzzfeed, belittled, “33 Most Exciting New Books of 2018”In this valuable and revealing anthology, cultural critic and bestselling author Roxane Gay collects original and previously published pieces that address what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, discredited, and where they are “routinely second-guessed, besmirched, shamed, bullied” for speaking out.
Covering a wide range of topics and experiences, from an exploration of the rape epidemic embedded in the refugee crisis to first-person accounts of child molestation, this collection is often deeply personal and is always unflinchingly honest. Like rebecca solnit’s men explain things to Me, Not That Bad will resonate with every reader, saying “something in totality that we cannot say alone.
Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture #ad - Searing and heartbreakingly candid, this provocative collection both reflects the world we live in and offers a call to arms insisting that “not that bad” must no longer be good enough. Contributions include essays from established and up-and-coming writers, Lyz Lenz, Claire Schwartz, performers, including actors Ally Sheedy and Gabrielle Union and writers Amy Jo Burns, and critics, and Bob Shacochis.
Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Violence MovementRiverdale Avenue Books #ad - Where systems, this collection lifts them up, communities and partners have failed them, families, institutions, honors a multitude of lived experiences and shares the radical work that is being done outside mainstream anti-violence and the non-profit industrial complex. Often pushed to the margins, queer, transgender and gender non-conforming survivors have been organizing in anti-violence work since the birth of the movement.
This thirty-seven piece collection disrupts the mainstream conversations about sexual violence and connects them to disability justice, personal narrative, healing justice, queer & trans liberation and prison industrial complex abolition through reflections, racial justice, sex worker rights, gender self-determination, and strategies for resistance and healing.
Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Violence Movement #ad - Queering sexual violence: radical voices from Within the Anti-Violence Movement locates them at the center of the anti-violence movement and creates a space for their voices to be heard. Moving beyond dominant narratives and the traditional “violence against women” framework, the book is multi-gendered, multi-racial and multi-layered.
We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak OutHolt Paperbacks #ad - We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out #ad - It happened to me too. More than one in five women and 5 percent of men are sexually assaulted while at college. In we believe you, immigration statuses, highly selective and less so—share experiences of trauma, interests, capacities, students from every kind of college and university—large and small, healing, economic and family backgrounds, gender identities, representing a diversity of races, and everyday activism, public and private, and loves.
Some survivors are coming forward; others are not. Me too. Theirs is a bold, irrefutable sampling of voices and stories that should speak to all.
Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on CampusEamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - . Indeed, college campuses were in many ways the harbingers of #MeToo. Grigoriadis captures the nature of this cultural reckoning without shying away from its complexity. Few places in america have felt the influence of #MeToo more intensely. A new sexual revolution is sweeping the country, and college students are on the front lines.
College women use fresh, smart methods to fight entrenched sexism and sexual assault even as they celebrate their own sexuality as never before. Many “woke” male students are more open to feminism than ever, while others perpetuate the cruelest misogyny. Coexisting uneasily, these students are nevertheless rewriting long-standing rules of sex and power from scratch.
Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus #ad - Eschewing any political agenda, embedding in their social whirl and talking candidly with dozens of students, Grigoriadis travels to schools large and small, as well as to administrators, parents, and researchers. Blurred lines is a riveting, indispensable illumination of the most crucial social change on campus in a generation.
Updated Edition: The Ms. Report on Recognizing, Fighting, and Surviving Date and Acquaintance Rape - I Never Called It RapeHarper Perennial #ad - Differently today, as well as an updated resources section. It is nonpolemical, lucid, and speaks eloquently not only to the victims of acquaintance rape but to all those caught in its net. Philadelphia inquirerin 1988, robin warshaw wrote I Never Called It Rape, the ground-breaking book that revealed a staggering truth: 25% of women were the victims of rape or attempted rape.
Over 80% of these women knew their assailants. Warhsaw based her reportage on the first large-scale study into rape ever, conducted by Ms. A new edition of the 1988 classic text that exposed the extreme prevalence of rape in America, coining the term acquaintance rape and establishing the disturbing statistics on sexual assault that still hold just as true today—now featuring an original preface from Gloria Steinem, a new introduction by Salamishah Tillet, an updated afterword by Mary P.
Updated Edition: The Ms. Report on Recognizing, Fighting, and Surviving Date and Acquaintance Rape - I Never Called It Rape #ad - Magazine in the late 80s. Koss, PH. D. As well as an updated resources section. Essential. The disturbing truth is that the figures have not diminished. That our culture enables rape is not just shown by the numbers—the outbreak of allegations against serial rapists from Bill Cosby to Harvey Weinstein and the 2016 presidential election of Donald Trump, a man who was recorded bragging about sexual assault, have further amplified this horrifying truth.
Against Our Will: Men, Women and RapeOpen Road Media #ad - For thousands of years, it has been viewed as an acceptable “spoil of war, ” used as a weapon by invading armies to crush the will of the conquered. Susan brownmiller’s groundbreaking bestseller uncovers the culture of violence against women with a devastating exploration of the history of rape—now with a new preface by the author exposing the undercurrents of rape still present todayRape, fear, is not about sex but about power, as author Susan Brownmiller proves in her startling and important book, and subjugation.
. The act of rape against women has long been cloaked in lies and false justifications. It is ignored, misunderstood by police and security organizations, even encouraged by governments and military leaders, perhaps most shockingly, tolerated, downplayed by medical and legal professionals more inclined to “blame the victim, freely employed by domineering husbands and lovers, ” and, accepted in supposedly civilized societies worldwide, including the United States.
Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape #ad - Against our will is a classic work that has been widely credited with changing prevailing attitudes about violence against women by awakening the public to the true and continuing tragedy of rape around the globe and throughout the ages. Selected by the new york times book review as an outstanding book of the Year and included among the New York Public Library’s Books of the Century, Against Our Will remains an essential work of sociological and historical importance.
In a Day's Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America's Most Vulnerable WorkersThe New Press #ad - When these women find the courage to speak up, Yeung reveals, they are too often met by apathetic bosses and underresourced government agencies. Much-needed addition to the literature on sexual harassment in the U. S. The new york review of booksa searing exposé about the hidden stories of immigrant workers overlooked by #MeToo—at turns heartrending and hopeful—by acclaimed journalist and Pulitzer Prize finalist Bernice Yeung Apple orchards in bucolic Washington state.
Office parks in Southern California under cover of night. Moving and inspiring, this book will change our understanding of the lives of immigrant women. But in a day’s work also tells a story of resistance, introducing a group of courageous allies who challenge dangerous and discriminatory workplace conditions alongside aggrieved workers—and win.
In a day’s work exposes the underbelly of economies filled with employers who take advantage of immigrant women’s need to earn a basic living. The home of an elderly man in Miami. In this harrowing yet often inspiring tale, domestic workers, investigative journalist Bernice Yeung exposes the epidemic of sexual violence levied against women farmworkers, and janitorial workers and charts their quest for justice in the workplace.
In a Day's Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America's Most Vulnerable Workers #ad - Yeung takes readers on a journey across the country, introducing us to women who came to America to escape grinding poverty only to encounter sexual violence in the United States. These are some of the workplaces where female workers have suffered brutal sexual assault and shocking harassment at the hands of their employers, often with little or no official recourse.
The Hunting Ground: The Inside Story of Sexual Assault on American College CampusesHot Books #ad - The film has sparked calls for legislation by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of new york and other prominent public figures and sparked a backlash from university administrators, fraternities, and conservative groups. Now, in a new companion volume to the film, all those concerned about the rape culture” on campus will be offered an inside perspective on the controversy, as well as reactions to the film from a range of leading writers and guidance on how to learn more and get active.
The debate over sexual violence on campus is reaching fever pitch, from headlines about outof-control fraternities, to the ”mattress protests” by female students at Columbia University and other colleges. The hunting ground, the new documentary by award-winning filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, has taken this debate to a new level, becoming a galvanizing catalyst for discussion at the hundreds of campuses where the documentary is being screened each month.
The Hunting Ground: The Inside Story of Sexual Assault on American College Campuses #ad - As in the film, it’s the gripping personal stories told by female studentsand the obstinate refusal of college administrators and law enforcement authorities to recognize the severity of the problemthat will rivet readers.
A False Report: A True Story of Rape in AmericaBroadway Books #ad - Confronted with inconsistencies in her story and the doubts of others, Marie broke down and said her story was a lie—a bid for attention. Police charged Marie with false reporting, and she was branded a liar. More than two years later, Colorado detective Stacy Galbraith was assigned to investigate a case of sexual assault.
. Within days police and even those closest to Marie became suspicious of her story. She joined forces with the detective on that case, threatening to release the images online, and the two soon discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist: a man who photographed his victims, Edna Hendershot, and whose calculated steps to erase all physical evidence suggested he might be a soldier or a cop.
A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America #ad - The police swiftly pivoted and began investigating Marie. Through meticulous police work the detectives would eventually connect the rapist to other attacks in Colorado—and beyond. Based on investigative files and extensive interviews with the principals, lies, A False Report is a serpentine tale of doubt, and a hunt for justice, unveiling the disturbing truth of how sexual assault is investigated today—and the long history of skepticism toward rape victims.
. With a john Grisham–worthy twist. Emily bazelon, 2008, washington, new york times book review editors’ Choice On August 11, eighteen-year-old Marie reported that a masked man broke into her apartment near Seattle, and raped her. Describing the crime to her husband that night, Galbraith learned that the case bore an eerie resemblance to a rape that had taken place months earlier in a nearby town.