What gender scholars get wrong about the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

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By American Enterprise Institute 02/23/2014

"For years, women’s groups have complained about sexy SuperBowl ads. Yet, many are hailing this year’s game as a sign of progress. There were far fewer ads catering to the male gaze, and many new ones promoting women’s causes and scolding men for their moral shortcomings. Well, apparently, Sports Illustrated didn’t get the feminist memo. Just a few days after the SuperBowl, its annual swimsuit issue came out. Gender activists were not amused. Are they right to be offended? ..."

Watch the video by Christina Hoff Sommers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3i-Uv14AQZc&feature=youtu.be&list=PLytTJqkSQqtr7BqC1Jf4nv3g2yDfu7Xmd

Rape Hoax

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"Rape is a real problem in America. Despite major declines in recent decades, too many persons — female and male — continue to be sexually assaulted each year. Unfortunately, certain groups are attempting to misconstrue and politicize the rape issue in an effort to turn it into an ideological crusade. ..."

Check out the webpage: http://www.saveservices.org/sexual-assault/rape-hoax/

Feminist writers are so besieged by online abuse that some have begun to retire

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By The Washington Post 02/20/2015

“I don’t know that I would do it under my real name,” she says she tells young women who are interested in writing about feminism. It’s “not just the physical safety concerns but the emotional ramifications” of constant, round-the-clock abuse. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/online-feminists-increasingly-ask-are-the-psychic-costs-too-much-to-bear/2015/02/19/3dc4ca6c-b7dd-11e4-a200-c008a01a6692_story.html

A Bid for Guns on Campuses to Deter Rape

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By The New York Times 02/18/2015

"But this year, lawmakers in 10 states who are pushing bills that would permit the carrying of firearms on campus are hoping that the national spotlight on sexual assault will help them win passage of their measures. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/19/us/in-bid-to-allow-guns-on-campus-weapons-are-linked-to-fighting-sexual-assault.html?emc=edit_th_20150219&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=58186502&_r=2

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