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image Nichiren Shoshu’s Buddhist temple criminally charged for sexual abuse. 480_1_1.jpg by Florencia Duarte
There hasn’t been any response from justice so far, nor a public announcement on behalf of the Temple. However, in unofficial media as well as social networks and feminist groups the situation is gaining more relevance....
Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:21PM
image ICE Plans to Start Destroying Records of Immigrant Abuse, Including Sexual Assault and Death 480_shreddedpaper_1.jpg by ACLU
UPDATE (05/29/2018): The ACLU and partners submitted public comments opposing Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s request to the National Archives and Records Administration last year. As a result of the campaign and overwhelming opposition from the public, NARA decided to review ICE’s proposal more closely. As of now, ICE has not made a new proposal regarding the destruction of these records. Government agencies with a long and well-documented record of abuse should not be permitted to des...
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:48PM
image Left-wing Woman, Maria Espinosa, Elected President of U.N. General Assembly 6e738557-1af8-4fcb-8090-6bd292787126.jpeg by Jonathan Nack
“Espinosa dedicated her victory to women in politics world wide, especially those who face gender discrimination.”...
Posted: Tue Jun 5, 2018 6:17PM
image 60% of black women killed by police were unarmed 480_saye_her_name_rekia_boyd_1.jpg by Gerry Everding-WUSTL
February 9th, 2018 - Black people, especially women, are more likely to have been unarmed when killed by police than non-blacks, according to a new study of nationwide data....
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:54PM
audio 6 : An Unbirth with Natalita (audio/mpeg 15.0mb) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia speaks with Natalita and Riley Teahan about their upcoming collaboration on a visual album and performance of Natalita's album six coming up in New Orleans this weekend....
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:46AM
image Black, Queer Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Assassinated 480_5f315e6e-ca15-4dba-b1bd-ea665386276d_1.jpeg by Colin Murphy
Councilwoman Marielle Franco, a feminist lesbian activist and emerging voice against police violence, was gunned down yesterday in her car...
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:58AM
text When Will the Me Too Movement Take on the New Age? by Al Carroll
The New Age movement are some of the most prominent unrepentant abusers of women. Why has the Me Too movement not gone after them? Their pseudo feminism....
Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:54AM
audio Womanifest 9: The Healer, A Celebration of Black Women in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 23.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia Vida of WTUL News and Views spoke with Brotha Shack and Mama Fiyah about the True Love Movement and their upcoming festival, Womanifest 9, coming up on March 3rd in New Orleans. Speaking about the importance of celebrating and supporting black women, what healing means, and the role of non-black people in the movement....
Posted: Fri Mar 2, 2018 7:19AM
audio Definitive Figures: Upcoming Femme Dance Festival in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 13.7mb) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia Vida speaks with Donna Costello and Maritza Mercado-Narcisse about the upcoming Definitive Figures Festival in New Orleans which focuses on individual and partner performances based on the experiences of women are female-identified people....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:41AM
audio Interview with Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) lead organizer Dolfinette Martin (audio/mpeg 42.5mb) by Theodore Hilton
Topics: December 16, 2017 March for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, incarceration in Louisiana, women's experiences of carceral system, grassroots prison activism in Louisiana....
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:21AM
image Male domination of women caused every crisis we now face 480_noahs_ark_overpop_1.jpg by Elaine Charkowski
Male domination of women is the foundation and the source of all the crises we now face, including overpopulation, which caused all the other crises (habitat destruction, endangered species famine, war)....
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:09PM
audio Dances For Solidarity: for women and girls (audio/mpeg 47.8mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
On Wednesday, June 14th, Dances for Solidarity- an ongoing project led by dance artist Sarah Dahnke in collaboration with other dancers, choreographers, artists, and socially conscious individuals- hosted an evening of performances and panel discussion on women’s issues as they relate to incarceration and reentry....
Posted: Tue Jul 4, 2017 8:24AM
image Philippines: “Rape Joke” too sick even for Duterte’s standards 480_2017-duterte-rape_1.jpg by Machris Cabreros
Akbayan condemns this latest horrendous remark of President Rodrigo Duterte making light of rape in front of our troops....
Posted: Thu Jun 1, 2017 1:14AM
audio Kristen Crain of JRSC on NOLA Criminal Justice System’s Neglect of Sexual Assault Cases (audio/mpeg 15.2mb) by WTUL News & Views
12m30s Judicial Reforms For Sex Crimes (JSRC) is a coalition of survivors of sexual violence and their supporters who are focused on collecting data on New Orleans' criminal justice system’s neglect of of sex crimes. To follow up after a press conference they held last Friday on the steps of the DA’s office, Kristen Crain of JSRC is speaking to us at WTUL News and Views....
Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 5:12PM
audio Nicole Humphrey, 'Not Racist or Bigot,' on Class and Section 8 Housing (audio/mpeg 764.0kb) by FRONTLINE in Dallas, TX
"It's just not people who are of the same class as us. Which sounds bad, but I don't mean that in a bad way." - Nicole Humphrey...
Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:14PM
image San Quintín Farmworkers Take Demands to Mexico City 480_jornaleros-3mar-2017_1_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Last March 4th, the Caravan for a Fair Wage and Decent Life began with a blockade of the Transpeninsular Highway by the day laborers from the fields of the San Quintin Valley. The workers then went on to cover 3,000 kilometers, arriving in Mexico City on March 17th....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:14PM
image Jornaleros de San Quintín llevan demandas a la Ciudad de México 480_jornaleros-3mar-2017-1_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
El pasado 4 de marzo, la Caravana por un Salario Justo y una Vida Digna comenzó con el cierre de la Carretera Transpeninsular por las y los jornaleros del Valle de San Quintín, para viajar 3 mil kilómetros hasta llegar a la Ciudad de México el 17 de marzo....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:10PM
image 107 More Groups Publicly Oppose Serial Executioner Neil Gorsuch For Court ng1ryanwilson.jpg by Civilrights Dot Org
107 women's, labor, civil rights, abolition of the death penalty, gay and other groups have sent a letter to Senators Grassley and Feinstein asking for a no vote on Gorsuch....
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:52PM
image International Women's General Strike on March 8: Walk Out, March and Demonstrate 480_women-trump_erik_mcgregor_pacific_barcroft_3100_1.jpg by Women of America
Women of America: we're going on strike. Join us so Trump will see our power...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 1:43PM
image The Electoral College Giveth, And The Electoral College Can Taketh Away 480_antitrumpsigns-edgelongbeach_1.jpg by Ben Rosenfeld
Elijah Berg’s viral petition calling on electors to make Clinton President over Trump is no more outlandish than the result we got: coronating a rapey, racist, misogynistic, transphobic, homophobic, xenophobic, thin-skinned, Narcissist whose very being is a threat to the dignity and safety of millions of people at home and abroad....
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:40PM