Illinois Ratifies Equal Rights Amendment 36 Years After The Congressional Deadline

Article here. Excerpt:

'More than 45 years after it was approved by Congress, Illinois has become the 37th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

The Illinois House passed the measure 72-45 on Wednesday ― more than three decades after the expiration of the ratification deadline. The state Senate voted in favor of the resolution, 43-12, last month. The measure does not require the approval of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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Triple Jeopardy in College Sexual Assault Case Ends an N.F.L. Career

Article here. In the NYT, no less! Excerpt:

'This is a story of a rape accusation that would not die and a misshapen version of college justice meted out in three chapters.

Let’s begin with two Michigan State students looking to hook up in March 2015, mess around and perhaps have sex. Soon after, the woman accuses the man, Keith Mumphery, who would become a pro football receiver, of sexual assault in her dorm room.

The police investigate. Mumphery turns over the text messages from his phone and provides a DNA swab. Prosecutors conduct interviews. The accuser does not return calls. They decline to prosecute.

So ends Chapter 1.

Michigan State’s Title IX office, which investigates accusations of sexual harassment and violence and adheres to a significantly looser standard of evidence than in criminal cases, examines the texts and interviews friends and a nursing supervisor who oversaw the exam of the woman. Mumphery is not allowed to question his accuser. The panel clears him.'

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Ladies Get Paid forced to allow men to attend via law suit

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'The founder of a women-only networking group has revealed how a civil rights law suit forced her to allow men to attend her events.

Created by Claire Wasserman 18 months ago, Ladies Get Paid was set up to help women embrace their ambition, take control of their careers and ultimately get paid and promoted fairly for the work they have done.

The organization hosts events, workshops and webinars, ranging in price from $15 to $25, where women can find out practical information and network both in person and online, and at first received an overwhelmingly positive reaction.

However, in 2017, Wasserman was sued after a man named Rich Allison from California came forward to accuse Ladies Get Paid of sex discrimination in violation of California's Unruh Civil Rights Act.'

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Rocky Mountain MRA at the People's Fair in Denver

Rocky Mountain MRA will be at the People's Fair in Denver this weekend (June 2 and 3).

"We're just about ready for People's Fair Arts and Music Festival and we're excited to get out there next weekend! Be sure to stop by and see us. We look forward to talking with people and meeting interesting people. We can't wait!

Best of all, People's Fair is free to attend and there's lots of great entertainment.

Thank you to everyone who has generously donated to our fundraiser! Your support made this possible and we appreciate your generosity.

People's Fair is this coming weekend at Civic Center Park in Denver:
Saturday, June 2nd 10am-9pm
Sunday, June 3rd 10am-7pm

There will be lots of live music, great vendors and other nonprofits. We're excited to attend People's Fair! There is a lot to see and do!"

For more information see the People's Fair website at

If you want to volunteer at the booth, contact Aaron Mello at

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UK: Girl made false accusation of rape after her ex-boyfriend rejected her

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'A teenage girl falsely accused ex-boyfriend of drugging and raping her when he refused to rekindle their romance, a court heard.

Hannah Sandover, 18, had been dating her ex-boyfriend, also 18, for nearly a year when they broke up.

She later told a friend he had spiked her water bottle and forced himself on her in the back of his car during a trip to the Westbury White Horse in Wiltshire.

Her worried friend went to the police and Sandover gave a statement saying: "He became forceful and pinned me down, I kept telling him to stop.

"I think he had drugged the water I was drinking."
When she was taken to a clinic for an examination, her story started to change as she admitted she hadn't been drugged.

Sandover admitted she made it all up when her family began to question the story.

She admitted a charge of wasting police time at Salisbury Magistrates' Court, Wiltshire.'

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Teacher Threatened Mass Shooting To Empower Women To Be Serial Killers In New #MeToo Movement, Police Say

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'Authorities in Las Vegas arrested a high school teacher after she threatened to shoot up a concert so she could start a new #MeToo movement aimed at empowering women to become serial killers.

A Bonanza High School teacher, 48, was arrested earlier this month on terrorism charges after she threatened to "poke a lot of holes in a lot of people" at a concert in Las Vegas in text messages she sent to her friend. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports:

In the series of text messages detailed in her arrest report, (the teacher) had repeatedly romanticized “being remembered” and said she hoped to start another #MeToo movement, “but this time in which women feel empowered enough to become serial killers.”

"A perfect plan with my favorite song surrounded by a bunch of f****** up misfits like I am," the teacher wrote in a text message. "Imagine knowing exactly the moment that you’re going to die. I know exactly that your favorite song will be playing. By your favorite band. It’s just too perfect."'

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The Feminist Endgame

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'Modern feminism is characterized by a toxic mix of prudishness, self-importance, paranoia, groundless hatred, and epidemic humorlessness.  As a disease of sheer cray-cray offense-taking, culminating in hatred for half the human race, with a special emphasis on white males, feminism will not rest satisfied until men are taught to keep their knees together, their eyes down, and their mouths shut, eliminating confident alphas from the sexual equation or turning them into compliant betas.

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Letter: 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster’s accuser must learn about domestic violence

Letter here. Excerpt:

'According to the article “Foster’s accuser testifies she lied about beating” (Page A1, May 18), Ellisa Ennis apologizes for lying about abuse allegations while the DA contemplates pursuing perjury.

Women who falsify their allegations or even retract out of fear, lying or telling the truth, waste of our time and resources. Domestic violence victims don’t deserve to have someone like Ennis make a mockery of such a delicate issue plaguing our communities and families. As a woman who has experienced domestic violence, Ennis’ actions are unacceptable.'

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UK: The case of Tommy Robisnon

Article here. If this were a woman standing up like this, I doubt the state'd be in such a hurry to slam-dunk her. And note, it's a man standing up for the girl victims. Not a feminist in sight. Excerpt:

'Now Robinson has been arrested again. On Friday, while livestreaming on Facebook from outside a court in Leeds, where yet another trial of Muslim child rapists was underway, he was taken into custody by a phalanx of police officers. The charge? "Breaching the peace." In fact, anyone who watches the video of his arrest can see quite clearly that he was only doing what any reporter for the BBC would have done – standing in front of a courtroom, talking into a microphone, and being filmed by a camera. The difference is that the BBC and other mainstream media are determined to give as little coverage as possible to the mass Muslim rape of infidel girls.

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UK: Lives torn apart by false rape allegations

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'Last year 22-year-old criminology student Liam Allan had his life “torn away” after being charged with 12 counts of rape and sexual assault.

His trial at Croydon Crown Court collapsed when the Metropolitan Police were ordered to hand over a computer disk containing 40,000 messages which revealed the alleged victim pestered him for casual sex.

The student said everything in his life had been “flipped upside down” by the process, which included being on bail for two years and being warned he faced the prospect of a 12-year jail term and being put on the sex offender’s register for life.

Prosecution barrister Jerry Hayes accused police of “sheer incompetence” over the case.

Before the trial the defence team had repeatedly asked for the phone messages to be handed over but was told there was “nothing to disclose”.'

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UK: Dad held in jail for eight months over ‘false’ rape claim after cops failed to disclose texts

Article here. Excerpt:

'Robert Adlington was forced to endure "hell" in prison and told how he lost his business after being locked up on rape charges.

The 53-year-old begged police to look through messages on his accuser's phone, one of which read: "Let's do it again - only harder."

The Express revealed how another message read: "Oh darling, that was one of the most wonderful experiences of my life."

Another said: "I don't need sleep, I only need you babe," and in another she begged him to "join her in the shower".

Mr Adlington was arrested in May last year and charged with arson after a car was set on fire close to his home.'

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The Punk-Rock Porn Movie That Lays Waste to the Patriarchy

Article here. OMG, I've gotta see this. It looks freaking hilarious. Excerpt:

'Having spent much of his career making films about—and with—gay male actors, LaBruce turns his strict attention to the fairer sex with his latest, although it’s not fairness that his female protagonists are after, but rebellion and domination. Playing like the bonkers bastard child of The Beguiled and Cecil B. Demented, The Misandrists (debuting in New York on May 25, and L.A. on June 1) situates itself in Ger(wo)many circa 1999, at a remote institution of revolutionary learning run by Big Mother, the charismatic leader of the Female Liberation Army (FLA), who sports long bleached-white locks and two crutches to help her get around. At this forested place of higher learning, Big Mother tends to a group of girls committed to the cause of overthrowing the hegemonic capitalist patriarchy and establishing a system in which women don’t simply stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their male compatriots, but cast them aside in order to establish an estrogen-infused new world order.'

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Woman who falsely accused DPS trooper of rape won't face additional charges

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'The woman who made false rape allegations against a Texas DPS trooper will not face any additional charges.

The Ellis County District Attorney made the announcement Friday that no criminal charges will be filed against Sherita- Dixon Cole for “blatantly false and malicious allegations” since a formal complaint to an authorized officer was never made.

Dixon-Cole was pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving in Ellis County last Sunday. She claimed the trooper raped her during her arrest. However, body cam video of the arrest released on Wednesday disputed her claim.
The catch is only sworn peace officers can take a formal complaint. Dixon-Cole made her complaints to the jailers, who are not sworn peace officers. According to the DA’s office, it means she cannot be charged with filing a false report.

Dixon-Cole also did not make a false claim of being in imminent danger, which means she cannot be charged with what's referred to as “creating a false alarm.”'

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Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men

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'Female CEOs remain scarce at the biggest publicly traded companies but those who hold the top job receive pay competitive with male peers.

Women make up only 5 percent of the CEO ranks at S&P 500 companies. Yet median compensation for a female CEO was valued at $13.5 million for the 2017 fiscal year, versus $11.5 million for their male counterparts, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar done for The Associated Press.'

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"Ladies Get Sued": How A Civil Rights Law Could End Women-Only Events

Article here. Excerpt:

'Claire Wasserman says she had never heard of men’s rights activists until she was sued by those affiliated with one group last fall. Now she’s well-informed about the world of incels, MGTOW ("mig-tow," Men Going Their Own Way who want as little as possible to do with women), and some of the determined individuals around the country who believe her work is sexist — and illegal.

Wasserman founded Ladies Get Paid 18 months ago to provide salary education and professional advancement tools for women around the country. The company hosts events, workshops, and webinars (ranging from free to ticketed at $15-$25) on topics like negotiation and career pathing. Hundreds of women have used the platform online and in person to network, recount their experiences with harassment, find mentors, and share job opportunities.'

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