Bitch, Issue 63: Tough (Summer 2014)

Letter from the HQ

Letters & Comments

Love It/Shove It

The whinge List

Rigged method: girls truck drivers are paving their very own means via a frequently opposed | Roxanna Asgarian

Tough Love: Our complex emotions approximately revolutionary icons | Shafiqah Hudson

Portrait of the Artist as a tender Activist: the 1st lady member of the Black Panther celebration appears to be like again | Allan Ford

Out of personality: Why the most recent transformation of ask yourself lady has lovers involved | Stevie St. John

Male name: a talk approximately masculinity and violence with Byron harm and Jackson Katz | Jesse Fruhwirth

Precious Mettle: the parable of the powerful black girl | Tamara Winfrey Harris

Against the Ropes: for girls boxers, it's a struggle simply to get within the ring | Sarah Brown

Words to reside by means of: Why is it so uncomfortable while ladies problem conventional melanoma narratives? | Sara Black McCulloch

Mass industry: Latina authors plot a feminist takeover of chick-lit | Aya de León and Sofia Quintero

Out from the Shadows: The growing to be visibility of household staff onscreen and rancid | Sheila Bapat

Everlasting Love: Why Courtney Love nonetheless concerns | Jessica Machado

Adventures in Feministory: Phoolan Devi via Donna Choi

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Bitch, Issue 63: Tough (Summer 2014)

Letter from the HQ

Letters & Comments

Love It/Shove It

The whinge List

Rigged method: ladies truck drivers are paving their very own manner via a frequently adverse | Roxanna Asgarian

Tough Love: Our advanced emotions approximately innovative icons | Shafiqah Hudson

Portrait of the Artist as a tender Activist: the 1st woman member of the Black Panther celebration appears to be like again | Allan Ford

Out of personality: Why the most recent transformation of ask yourself lady has enthusiasts involved | Stevie St. John

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Against the Ropes: for ladies boxers, it's a struggle simply to get within the ring | Sarah Brown

Words to stay through: Why is it so uncomfortable whilst ladies problem conventional melanoma narratives? | Sara Black McCulloch

Mass industry: Latina authors plot a feminist takeover of chick-lit | Aya de León and Sofia Quintero

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They’re not thinking about the woman as a person or a human being. The men are thinking about themselves and their relationship to each other, and the rape becomes a way to prove their manhood to each other. In a number of gang rapes, including Steubenville, the men have taken pictures or actually filmed the rape. They don’t think they’re committing a crime. They’re thinking, “This is kinda funny. This is cool. ” They think it’s a joke. Why else would a group of guys videotape something that is providing evidence in a potential trial against them for a first-degree felony?

Still has, in my opinion, adopted very hypermasculine values of the American government. His foreign policy has been hypermas- wartime situation. So it sort of glamorizes violence in a way that makes it very socially acceptable. That’s one thing that I see, but that kind of recruitment also plays on the very limited options that poor and working-class people have in terms of their future career options. ” culine in similar ways to George W. Bush, especially in terms of drones and military strikes that have affected innocent civilians around the world.

Shea’s story follows a familiar arc: Fighting, at least at the beginning, was her way out. She initally entered into the world of boxing gyms seeking a way to lose weight, but the power she found in the ring gave her the strength and confidence she needed to leave her abusive boyfriend and eventually go on to achieve an impressive 18–2 record. And while men often step into the ring with the full support of their families, trainers, and communities, women tend to enter the boxing world facing resistance from parents, partners, or friends.

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