Categories Archives: Rape Culture

Patriarchy as a System of Male Dominance Created at the Intersection of the Control of Women, Private Property, and War

Via the Deep Green Resistance Women’s Caucus  by Carol P. Christ / Feminism and Religion Patriarchy is often defined as a system of male dominance. This definition does not illuminate, but rather obscures, the complex set of factors that function together in the patriarchal system.  We need more complex definition if we are to understand and challenge the the […]

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Material Support for Grassroots Long-Term Eco-Feminist Organizing

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The Women’s Caucus of Deep Green Resistance is fundraising to provide a stipend to a point person who will head up feminist organizing within and on-behalf of DGR. The women of Deep Green Resistance are hard at work fighting pipelines, protecting forests, defending prairie dogs and buffalo, creating alternative media, supporting camps like Standing Rock, […]

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“Men Against Rape Culture” Holding Regular Meetings in Eugene

Sexual assault and violence, especially against women and children (and almost all perpetrated by men) is widespread. It’s estimated that 1 in 4 women worldwide will be raped during her lifetime, and another 1 in 5 will fend off a rape attempt. Many feminist scholars believe these numbers are underestimated due to reporting bias, confusion […]

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