women’s rights

Aishah Shahidah Simmons Speaks Out

Black. Lesbian. Feminist. Mother. Warrior. Poet. Audre Lorde’s written words taught me that my silence will not protect me, and that silence is not golden. I am a Black feminist lesbian who is a survivor of incest and rape. […]

Aishah Shahidah Simmons speaks out at Philadelphia SlutWalk
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Deepa Kumar Speaks Out

Deepa Kumar Speech at SlutWalk Philadelphia Thanks to the organizers for inviting me. It’s about time we had a women’s movement in this country! Over the last three decades we have seen assault upon assault on women’s rights. Roe v Wade was one of the key triumphs of the women’s movement—yet shortly after this victory […]

Deepa Kumar speaks out at SlutWalk Philadelphia 2011
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Women’s Rights Petition – Tell the FBI Rape is Rape on Change.Org

FBI Petition Take Action! Rape is Rape A petition demanding the Federal Bureau of Investigation update it’s 80-year-old definition of forcible rape is now online at Change.Org. The petition was started by Ms. magazine after the publication of its article “If a woman isn’t bruised and bleeding, will her rape be counted?“. For background information […]

Rape is Rape FBI petition
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SlutWalk Philadelphia March and Rally Saturday, August 6th

SlutWalk Philadelphia March and Rally Saturday, August 6, 2011 SlutWalk Philadelphia will demonstrate against victim-blaming and slut-shaming – a person’s appearance is not the cause of sexual assault – with a march and rally on Saturday, August 6, 2011. We will gather at Kahn Park in Center City (11th and Pine Streets) and step-off at […]

Rally Poster SlutWalk Philadelphia 2011
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Theatrical Education for Dan Rottenberg

Dan Rottenberg is Thinking About R@ping You by Cara Blouin Theatrical Education   SlutWalk Philadelphia invites you to attend a special one-time performance of theatrical education at Plays and Players Theater in Center City Philadelphia on this Saturday, June 25 at 10:30 p.m. The production entitled, Dan Rottenberg Is Thinking About R@ping You – An […]

theatrical education Dan Rottenberg Is Thinking About R@ping You - An Educational Presentation
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Petition for Dan Rottenberg’s Removal

Petition to Remove Dan Rottenberg as Editor of the Broad Street Review A petition entitled, “Editor Who Blamed Lara Logan for Her Gang Rape Must Go!” is currently online at – a website providing online tools for grassroots campaigns seeking social change locally and globally. It is calling for the removal of Dan Rottenberg, […]

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