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Tag Archive: silence is the enemy

Jun 18 2009

Not So Silent

Stephanie Zvan links me, I link her back — not just for reciprocation, but to direct people at the slew of links she put up, pointing us to some excellent reads in the Silence is the Enemy campaign. Go read. If you aren’t doing anything else actively, devoting some brain-share to the topic is a …

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Jun 17 2009

Trolling as psychological rape

I want to make one thing perfectly clear, before I even begin to write this post — I do so not to stir the already muddy waters about what constitutes rape (or rather, what SHOULD — remember, “no means no” is an instruction, not a slogan or a rule). Nor do I write this to …

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Jun 11 2009

Do you know your enemy?

Sheril Kirschenbaum posted this a long while back, (like April! That’s AGES AGO!) and I wanted to listen to it as I happen to love Green Day, don’t have their newest CD, and it was in my head; but MTV is restricted in Canuckistan, so here’s the Youtube version. The “Silence is the Enemy” lyric …

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Jun 11 2009

Is there a “rape proclivity bubble on a multi-axis quadrant?” try 2

This is just a repost without all the extra junk that ensued, so I can solicit comments on the post itself. There are very slight alterations, but none that change my point. If you read the other one, no need to reread this one unless you’re looking for a way to post about it without …

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Jun 02 2009

Silence is the Enemy

There’s a blogging event going on right now, and for the rest of June, started by Sheril Kirschenbaum at The Intersection, in an effort to draw attention to the frequent and widespread rape occurring presently in Liberia. The fact is, rape isn’t a regional or cultural problem — it’s an everywhere problem, and the solution …

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