Arrested Development was recently reprised after a seven-year hiatus. A new season featuring the original cast was posted in its entirety to Netflix on Sunday. Actress Portia de Rossi returned to her role as Lindsay Bluth Fünke, showing the minor changes in appearance typical after seven years of aging and new fashion trends. Many Arrested Development fans … Continue reading Sexism towards Portia de Rossi following “Arrested Development” reprisal
Certainly this op/ed will be a lot more about bras than it will be about Islamic garments. However, it is interesting that women who choose to obscure their bodies are demonized by cultures who do the same, albeit in an entirely different way. For reasons that I would argue are far less important than religious … Continue reading Niqābs don’t hide womanhood; Western implements do
The buying and selling of Native American young people has increased in towns such as Williston, North Dakota. These sex slaves and others of different heritages began being pimped immediately following the colonization of "man camps" in Williston. These collections of trailers have cropped up as the demand for workers grows well beyond what towns … Continue reading Trafficking of Native women begins in fracking towns after influx of oil workers
As noted in previous updates, the legal action currently being taken against the Violence Against Women Act appears to be linked to Koch Industries, who would have much to gain by the law being changed following recent human rights abuses. FS is currently investigating staff members at openly anti-VAWA organizations for financial links to Koch … Continue reading Anti-VAWA activists tied to Koch
And don't try to tell me that it is. I've never posted an editorial on Fatal Sincerity. I sometimes put up my cultural pieces, which are decidedly not hard news. However, those articles were not written in my capacity as Resident Journalist of Save Wįyąbi Project. My primary objective in the fight against violence towards … Continue reading My gun is NOT a rape prevention tool.
The focus of Save Wįyąbi Project, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary, is to protect Native women from rape, sexual slavery, and other violent crimes. As we've collected reports and data linking fracking communities to human rights violations, environmentalist and feminist causes have started to merge. On Wednesday, a train carrying roughly 357 barrels of … Continue reading Two oil spills last week raise concerns; VAWA lawsuit threat continues
Last week we reported that Sam Hirsch of the US Attorney General's office announced in a private meeting that a lawsuit may be filed against VAWA. The Violence Against Women Act had been passed each year since its introduction in 1994, until provisions protecting Native American women were introduced last year. The bill was supported by … Continue reading Data shows link between oil workers and violence against Native women