Posts Tagged as ‘sexual violence’

culture shockers: America 2049 joins the fight as violent headlines loom this Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Around 2 a.m. on Sunday, April 10, several neighbors along Clinton Street in the Lower East Side (Manhattan) heard Sarah Coit’s incessant screams. The screaming lasted for around 20 minutes, yet no one was able to figure out where it was coming from. Less than half an hour later, a man named Raul Barrera showed [...]

April 15, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: We have a powerful new immigration video in which Esmeralda, a transgender detainee, speaks out

From the Restore Fairness blog. Courage comes in many different forms. For Esmeralda, a transgender asylum seeker from Mexico who faced horrific circumstances in immigration detention, it came in the form of seeking justice. Kept in a segregated cell with other transgender detainees, Esmeralda never realized that her experience in detention would match the trauma [...]

November 11, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Japanese video game says yes to raping women, Equality Now (and Breakthrough) say no way

… but unfortunately Japanese PC company Illusion, thinks otherwise. Their game “RapeLay” allows players to virtually commit sexual assault on women, from gang rape to stalking to forced abortions. While spokespeople for Illusion claim that “RapeLay” caters to the interests of the domestic market and does not sell their products overseas, the game has nevertheless [...]

May 13, 2009 by anisha | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

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