Millions of people tweeted or posted how shocked and offended they were by the tape that was leaked last week of Donald Trump saying the “p” word. My inbox and Facebook feed were filled with people reaching out to hear my opinion. For the last six months, there has been plenty of news coverage on Donald Trump’s sexual assault charges, rape of his first wife, and misogynistic comments on live television. I have been scratching my head for the last five days wondering, why now?...more
I'd like to tell you a story. It's about a 14-year-old girl who was manipulated by a 17-year-old boy. He and his friends coerced her to drink and drink until she couldn't walk, and then they raped her. They dragged her, crying, out to the car, and dropped her off in the snow of her front yard in the middle of the night. You might think I'm talking about Daisy Coleman, and you'd be right, I am. But I'm also talking about me....more
One of the most influential men in the entire world stands accused of violent rape. He was thought to have left the fancy hotel. He had not left. He allegedly laid in wait. Allegedly naked. And she reportedly is HIV positive, will he now sue her for "deliberate endangerment by exposure to a virus" or some other legal term?
His well paid attorney is now saying it was a ‘set up’ to ruin Mr Strauss-Kahn’s political potential....more
On Friday, July 30, President Obama signed into law the Tribal Law and Order Act. It's a milestone in tribal law: legislation that works to protect Native women by supporting tribal sovereignty –- and thereby enhancing personal and sexual sovereignty, as well. One in every three Native American women will be raped at least once during her lifetime.