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Tag Archives: violence against women

On Chris Brown and Rihanna: It’s Alright to Forgive, but Let’s Not Forget

It would seem that partner violence as exemplified by Chris Brown and Rihanna is becoming a recurring theme on my blog (posts 1 & 2). I just wanted to write … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Chris Brown and the Racialization of Domestic Violence: Part Two

A little while back, I wrote a post about Chris Brown, domestic violence, and the reason I believe he’s become the Partner Violence Poster Boy: race. I received interesting feedback … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Vigilante Justice in Pink

After recently viewing the documentary Defending Our Lives in class, I got to thinking about the connections between partner abuse and the legal system in the United States. I thought … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Compulsory Heterosexuality and Violence Against Women

Feminist poet Adrienne Rich explored the cultural and societal notion that men and women are inherently attracted to each other, and that women are, by nature, dependent on men. She … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

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