Hypatia- Philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, inventor of the astrolabe, advocate against religious repression and violence. Fearing her strong feminism, intellect, political power and influence, "orthodox" Christians stripped her naked, dragged her body through the street, and stoned her to death. The mob then burned her body along with the first university and largest library of the time. Most of her work has been lost; her discoveries would not be known again until 1200 years later.
Report: One Indian Woman Killed Every Hour Over Outlawed Dowry Custom
Kids in Baltimore, MD use "yo" as a gender-neutral pronoun. Click through to read the NPR article. Their intention does not seem to be to correct sexist language, but that is the end result nonetheless.
The Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women to preserve humanity's light against an inexorable tide of darkness and violence.
What Women Want by Deborah L Rhode: American women fare worse than men on virtually every major dimension of social status, financial well-being, and physical safety. Sexual violence remains common, and reproductive rights are by no means secure. Women assume disproportionate burdens in the home and pay a heavy price in the...
What About the Good Guys? How Sexual Assault Awareness Affects College Men
(TIME) -- “I don’t think that most rapes are the result of a miscommunication. I think they’re intentional acts in which the criminal knows what he’s doing.” ” said Scott Berkowitz, president of RAINN.
There is no honor in killing unless it is to put an injured animal out of its pain and misery. Killing a human is murder. Therefore anyone committing an 'honor' killing is a murderer. Throwing acid on someone is directly comparable.