A Florida woman was arrested Tuesday after allegedly zipping her boyfriend in a suitcase and leaving him to die — all while taunting him on video. Sarah Boone, 42, told detectives she was playing a…
Janice FiamengoWhat are the chances that when police question her about inconsistencies in her story, she will say she is a battered woman, and that locking her boyfriend in a suitcase was the only way she could think of to escape his predatory violence
It did not take Period Pack founder Lily Harrison long to realise periods suck after getting her first. Now she is trying to make menstruating better for those without access to period products.
Janice FiamengoA campaigner who provides menstrual products to poor and homeless women has become 'woke' and is now working to combat period-related bigotry: "People definitely put up a wall and made it very clear that they thought only women can menstruate ...".
Weinstein's defense tried to put MeToo on trial, writes Leigh Gilmore. It failed.
Janice FiamengoFor those who shrugged that HW was a scum bag not worth defending, this reaction spells out the trial's broader significance. The new era is about believing women, vacating presumption of innocence, and ignoring exculpatory evidence via trauma theory.
The jury in New York convicted Weinstein, 67, of third-degree rape, as well as a count of criminal sexual act in the first degree.
Janice FiamengoWeinstein trial proves what MGTOW have said for years: a woman can have a consensual sexual relationship with a man for years, can happily exploit him for everything he has to offer while pretending to like him, and then can have him prosecuted for rape.
Wherein one reader decides to stop reading books by white men, and how this experiment affected her perspective and reading experience.
Janice FiamengoBe my guest, Ms Nobody. Make your decisions about what to read based on the race and sex of the author, and write oh-so-predictable articles patting yourself on the back for your open-mindedness. Meanwhile, I'll take a pass on reading any more of you.
Two Christian students, each struggling with their sexual desires and faith, engage in sexual activity on three separate occasions. Each occasion proceeds the same way, yet the woman would later claim – after a professor suggest she do so – that the...
Janice FiamengoIt shouldn't be called 'trauma-informed investigation' (the theory that when a woman changes her rape story, that's proof she was raped) because it has little or nothing to do with actual trauma. It should be called #femsplaining
Cultivating the imaginary grievances of an ever-growing number of “oppressed” groups, a costly administrative infrastructure threatens the goals of higher education.
Janice FiamengoIncredible. There is actually an organization called the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE). It holds annual conferences and publishes a journal. It lives!
Could the eggshells that many male faculty members walk on with female medical students be hindering the deep relationships that help trainees learn better?
Janice FiamengoFrustrating #MeToo equivocation: starts off insightfully, ends worrying virtuously mainly about the 'harms' to women. "This is by no means a call for men in power to be able to freely compliment women’s appearance." Why not? Are women really so fragile?
The jury in the Harvey Weinstein sex-crimes trial told the judge Friday that they are unable to reach a verdict on the two predatory sexual assault counts against him but are unanimous on the other three counts. The judge told them to keep...
Janice FiamengoUnless I am misunderstanding, this announcement would appear to indicate that Weinstein has been found guilty of the other charges--otherwise the 'predatory' ones would not be under consideration. Am I wrong?
"Sopranos" actress and Harvey Weinstein accuser Annabella Sciorra continues to be the focus of the jury in the ex-movie mogul's sex-crimes trial.
Janice FiamengoIt is remarkable that testimony about a completely unrelated alleged offence seems to be one of the main issues for the jury in the Weinstein case. Sciorra's story tells us nothing about the truthfulness of his two accusers. Scary time for U.S. justice.
Elizabeth Warren’s two accounts — one in 1997, the other on Sunday — appear to highlight the evolution of her approach to dealing with the episode.
Janice FiamengoThe change over time in feminist women's behavior/memories re. sexual encounters is unnerving. Do such women have no core self? Do they not know their attitude to an experience at the time, 10 yrs later, 20 yrs later? Why should we trust what they say now?
Online, anyone can be a public figure – and everyone can join a mob, says political activist and author Richard Seymour
Janice FiamengoFeminism in a nutshell: it's perfectly OK--in fact, it's for the public good--when mobs destroy accused men, even without any facts. But when a woman is being tried for assault after a police investigation--that's cruel and inhumane, and must be outlawed.
Cuts to domestic violence services, refuges and legal aid have resulted in increased levels of risk for women, says co-founder of Justice for Women Julie Bindel
Janice FiamengoThis article is authored by a self-declared man-hater who works to keep women who kill men out of prison. The misrepresentations--beginning in the first sentence (which is not true either absolutely or in relation to population growth)--are dismaying.
Secret women's Facebook group 'Bad Girls Advice' brags about various ways they have abused their partners. The graphic conversation was shared by a DV support group on Thursday (stock image).
Janice FiamengoSomehow I am not convinced by the administrator's downplaying of a series of FB posts in which women brag and joke about acts of domestic violence. What do the Julie Bindels and Jessica Valentis of the world have to say about this?
Our reporter offers a view from the public line at the Weinstein trial.
Janice FiamengoThe implication is that this is a shocking possibility. But anyone who paid attention, who examined the claims of the two accusers, should have realized the risible weakness of the prosecution's case months (or years) ago. #MeTooDiesNow
Janice FiamengoTerrifying and bizarre story about a man who has been prevented from naming the authorities who encouraged and authorized his daughter's gender transition, beginning when she was in the sixth grade
Boy George, Jameela Jamil, Piers Morgan and Jonathan Ross are among those who have paid tribute to UK TV personality Caroline Flack.
Janice FiamengoI don't think low-level domestic violence should be a criminal matter, and I'm sorry Caroline Flack is dead. But there is no way most of those now outraged or sorrowing over her suicide would have batted an eye if the dead accused had been a man.
The trial of Harvey Weinstein has provided ample evidence that he is a grotesque pig lacking empathy for the many women he preyed upon, but probably not enough to prove he should be convicted as a …
Janice FiamengoArticle on Weinstein trial argues the prosecution has not proved its case. Unlike the author, I don't pity the accusers. Yes, perhaps Weinstein exploited their vulnerabilities; or perhaps they exploited his: whichever, not rape beyond a reasonable doubt.