Women's & Gender Studies
Karl A. Ericson [bio]
Women's & Gender Studies Subject Resources
Amnesty International, CATW, a bunch of celebrities, and decriminalization
[Content note: sex trafficking and sexual abuse] Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Lena Dunham, Emily Blunt, and numerous other celebrities, along with former sex workers and victims of sex trafficking and women's rights advocates, have signed a letter from the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) criticizing a policy currently under discussion within Amnesty International. The policy, which Amnesty plans to introduce at a meeting in Dublin in August, promotes decriminalization of sex work to protect sex workers' rights, health, and safety. Continue reading
Quick hit: New York magazine, Bill Cosby, and #TheEmptyChair
[Content note: sexual assault] The current cover of New York magazine is significant not just for who's there -- 35 of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape -- but for who isn't there -- victims of sexual assault who are afraid or ashamed to come forward. Those individuals are represented by an empty chair, including those unspeaking individuals in the "unwelcome sisterhood" of Cosby's alleged* victims. Continue reading
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