On December 14th, 2000, as the holiday season was getting into full swing in Wichita Kansas, five young men and women, all professionals with bright careers in front of them were taken hostage in a townhouse. Two criminal brothers held them at gunpoint, raped the women and made the men have sex with each other, [...]
Suhail A. Khan serves on the Board of Directors for the American Conservative Union and as a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Global Engagement, a Christian organization dedicated to religious freedom worldwide.
And both the American Conservative Union and the Institute for Global Engagement ought to be ashamed to be associated [...]
I was sexually assaulted when I was thirteen years old by someone I mistakenly believed was a friend. I rarely think about it. It happened, I got through it, and I survived.
NewsReal contributor Alex Knepper believes the word “traumatic” doesn’t apply to being held down and forcibly penetrated against my will. What’s more, he thinks [...]
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons posted a piece entitled “The Ugly Head of America” this morning on The Huffington Post. It was a broadside attack on Americans for engaging in what he calls ‘hate speech’ towards the Muslim world:
The hatred and anger towards Muslims in this country and around the world has gone beyond the tipping point. [...]
In 2009, Ileana Jiménez asked her class of high school juniors and seniors to write letters to President Obama about “the ways in which feminism might be addressed in the curriculum.” Earlier this week she shared one letter on her blog, Feminist Teacher.
It is understandable that teachers cannot be expected to cram decades of struggles [...]