The Revolution will be Livestreamed? Occupy Steubenville casts a harsh light on our own Rape Culture

* TRIGGER WARNING * When I woke up today, within minutes I was confronted by the livestream of Occupy Steubenville. The groundswell protest and public display of rage against rape culture, shed a powerful light on the plight of the 16 year-old girl who was raped repeatedly (and carried to different locations for more rape)…

Breaking the chains of misogyny that shackle us to rape culture

*TRIGGER WARNING* Just as I was getting ready to pack it up for my last work week of 2012, my twitter feed exploded with the news that gang-rape victim in India has died in the hospital following cardiac arrest and massive organ failure. The unnamed medical student was beaten with iron rods and raped (for…