On “Army Wives,” War Isn’t Hellish Enough

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Lifetime has started showing reruns of Army Wives Season 4, and despite myself I’m sucked in again. I shouldn’t be surprised; I never watch smart TV. While my friends are discussing Lost and Mad Men, I am flipping back and forth between Lifetime and the Hallmark Channel. It’s a consequence of doing abuse prevention and […]

A Call for Self-Defense Against Victim-Blaming AND Against Rape

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As feminists working to stop sexual violence, we must challenge media outlets and individuals that scrutinize the actions of survivors to find reasons why the rape is their fault. The importance of vigilance against victim-blaming is illustrated by a recent BBC poll that found that a majority of respondents believe women are partially responsible for […]