Skepchick Quickies 10.11


Amanda works in healthcare, is a loudmouthed feminist, and proud supporter of the Oxford comma.

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  1. That’s really something about the rape victim.

    Glad the attacker is doing time and that the victim is able to move on with life and be a inspiration to other victims.

    Definately a story to be shared with others.

    1. Yes, 25 years is a great result.

      The article was a bit vague about how they went about avoiding the obfustication of the defence lawyers.

      Bloody lawyers can bog down anything with irrelevancies.

      Did they just ignore the court order and hope for a sympathetic magistrate? Risky!

      Still, that sets a great precedent, not only for rape victims, but for anybody who may fall foul of new developing internet law.

      By which I mean, FI, in Oz the Govt plans to have all ISPs keep a complete record of all URLs, emails etc for 2 years minimum.

      This has the potential that any case could develop into the legal equivalent of a philibuster.

      Meaning that any company or individual with a deep pocket will win eventually. Which is how it is now anyway. Bastards!

  2. You might want to note that the TigerBeatdown article “My feminism will be intersectional or it will be bullshit” is from 2011. I.e., over a year old.

    It’s not obvious unless you look carefully at the dates.

    I was about to add some comments until I noticed that.

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