Skepchick Quickies 2.15
- Living while female is the worst crime of all – South Africa is currently reacting to a gruesome rape and murder of a teenage girl. This article is a powerful piece, written by a man, about how violence against women is normalized and what can be done to stop rape.From Benjamin.
- Study shows women gamers receive three times the abuse of male gamers – A response to those people that say, “It’s not sexist because everyone gets harassed.”
- Senate passes Violence Against Women Act, 22 male Republicans vote no – The House did not do even that well with their version of it.
- The courage of vigilante feminists is contagious – “From India to Ireland to Egypt, women are on the streets, on the airwaves, on the internet, getting organised and getting angry. They’re co-ordinating in their communities to combat sexual violence and taking a stand against archaic sexist legislation; they’re challenging harassment and rape culture.”
- Cute Animal Friday! Jamie found the story of Baby, the hero pit bull who saved her family from a fire. Superkitty from Daniela and a different kind of super cat, Caffrey the two legged cat from Mary. And how about some tiny cute snakes, also from Mary.