Welcome to the Oct. 1, 2006 edition of the carnival against sexual violence.Thank you to everyone who nominated a post or who wrote a post against sexual violence whether it was nominated/selected or not. If you support the purpose of the carnival, you can help get the word out about it and all of the posts included in the carnival.
Here are the selections for the 8th edition of the carnival against sexual violence:
In Hannity echos Dr. Laura’s sentiments-blame it all on women posted at Crooks and Liars, we get a discussion on the habit of letting men off the hook for sexual misconduct.
In Meeting Maggie. posted at Feministing, we get a discussion of a special screening of the movie Sherrybaby hosted by the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault and some troubling questions asked in the post-screening Q&A with Maggie Gyllenhaal.
In State Of The Qusan: Dog Getting Dogged posted at State of the Qusan, we get a discussion on Dog The Bounty Hunter's arrest for finding a rapist in Mexico and bringing him back to the US to face justice.
In Putting the Word Breasts in This Title Is a Cheap Ploy To Generate Traffic posted at Jon Swift, we learn that feminists' breasts should be judged differently than the breasts of non-feminists and we learn that a feminist's breasts can be hypocritical.
In Witness Protection: New Start eludes rape victim! posted at Holly's Fight for Justice, we learn about a witness protection program called New Identities for Victims of Abuse and the difficulty of living in limbo while waiting for the system to work and how the situation can cause a victim to withdraw from the program in order to get out of limbo.
In BATTERED WOMEN REVICTIMIZED BY SECRET GOVERNMENT PROTECTION posted at Holly's Fight for Justice, we get the story of a woman who was pressured into entering a witness protection program.
In Amazing Statement By Prosecutor In Dru Sjodin Rape/Murder Case posted at Abyss2hope, I discuss a statement which links the choice of punishment to victims risky/non-risky behavior.
In Rules for women posted at Pinko Feminist Hellcat, we get a discussion about the double standard men have regarding a woman's appropriate response to unwanted contact from a straight male vs. a straight man's appropriate response to unwanted contact from another man.
In Bringing out the MAN in woMAN. posted at PC Bloggs - a Twenty-first Century Police Officer, we get a discussion of the line 'women lie about being raped' and how people who use that line want the police to treat reports of rape differently than they treat reports of other crimes where people may lie.
In The 'gay scare of 1957' posted at Pandagon, we get a discussion about efforts taken under the banner of protecting youth from gay men, which is all the more fascinating when you compare it to the lack of effort during that time to stop straight men from sexually exploiting any girl or woman.
In DEVAW Must Be Included in Torture Bill posted at Thoughts of an Average Woman, we get a discussion on limited ban on rape in the current torture bill which could make some acts which are sex crimes in state and/or federal courts legal.
In Kastel Update! GOVERNMENT DOES NOT KNOW WHAT INMATES DO ARE HOW THEY DO IT? posted at Why Holly's Fight to Stop Violence, we learn about emails sent from a prisoner and the response from a government official.
In Therapy Docs, Other Docs, and Treating RAPE posted at Everyone needs therapy? Lessons from a family therapist, we get a post about what one therapist learned from using methods designed for other problems on a rape victim and from subsequent research.
In Nursing Shortage Just Part of the Heartbreak for Rape Victims posted at My Nursing Degree Online, we get a discussion about how to have sufficient numbers of nurses trained to properly collect forensic evidence.
In Patriarchy, 1; Teenage Girls, 0 posted at I Blame The Patriarchy, we get a discussion of how teen girls caught up in prostitution are treated by law enforcement and how men (pimps and johns) who exploit teenage girls are nearly invisible in stories about prostitution.
In Pushing the Pedophile Problem to Poor Neighborhood... posted at Prosecutor Post-Script, we get a discussion of one of the side effects of laws that limit where sex offenders can live.
That concludes the 8th edition of the carnival against sexual violence. Thank you for taking the time to visit this carnival and thank you to the authors of all the posts included in this edition.
The next submission deadline is Thursday, Oct. 12 at 11 pm. The 9th edition will be out on Oct. 15 at Talk About It.
To nominate a post (your own or someone else's) to the next edition of carnival against sexual violence, use our carnival submission form. Links to everything related to the carnival can be found on the new blog dedicated to this carnival, http://carnivalagainstsexualviolence.blogspot.com/
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