Julie Gillis has no words to describe her horror at the American Action Forum’s stance that the Department of Justice’s plan to reduce rates of prison rape is too expensive.
Joanna Schroeder resents that passive-aggressive live-tweeter Melissa Stetten is being held up as some sort of model of feminist activism.
Comment of the day from MediaHound on Julie Gillis’ “What’s So Funny About That?” Open Thread Discussion.
Julie Gillis wonders: When does humor go too far?
“If men and women could see the sex drive as similar to the hunger drive, perhaps we’d not be so hard on each other.”
the ones who aren’t hungry would never say to the spouse, “You can’t eat, I”m not hungry, I won’t cook for you, I won’t dine out with you.” Comment by Julie Gillis on Men and their Inner Goat.
Julie Gillis shares a story about courage and compassion and why she believes it’s important to humanity.
This comment was by Anthony Zarat on the post Dirt Under Our Nails by Julie Gillis
Julie Gillis witnessed the moment where broken hearts begin. She wonders what can we all do to fix them, together.
Julie Gillis reflects on how trusting prisoners with the care of inmates affected by dementia increases their ability for compassion.
A double header. Two themes, one call.
Julie Gillis finds value in imagining what it would be like to be other people.
The language of abuse doesn’t really matter, Brian C. Rideout writes. Instead, we need to focus on helping and allowing the victims to heal.
This comment was from Tom Matlack to Julie Gillis on The Bachelor, Feminism and China
Until we regulate rape statistics, Julie Gillis writes, sexual violence will never be accounted for what it really is: diverse.