Topic: Protests

American Woman Drinks, Shops Through Turkey’s Political Upheaval

American Woman Drinks, Shops Through Turkey's Political Upheaval

As you may know, the country of Turkey is currently going through a period of unrest that may yet reach revolutionary levels. Fed up with the government’s oppressive policies, thousands of people are taking to the streets to do battle with a brutal police force as they agitate for change. A few people have died already, and hundreds more have been injured. Sounds like a perfect climate in which to get drunk and go shopping, right? More »

West Virginia Teen Protests Slut-shaming, Falsehood Laden Abstinence Assembly Despite Threats From Principal

West Virginia Teen Protests Slut-shaming, Falsehood Laden Abstinence Assembly Despite Threats From Principal

Remember that awful abstinence lady religious organizations paid to go to a school in West Virginia and yell lies at kids like “all sexual contact leads to STDs” and “if you’re taking birth control pills, your mother hates you”? Well, one brave student at that school has been speaking out against her slut-shaming ways, despite alleged threats from her principal. More »

San Francisco Citizens Protest For Right To Be As Naked As They Wanna Be

San Francisco Citizens Protest For Right To Be As Naked As They Wanna Be

San Francisco’s least modest male citizens recently staged a “naked guy nude in” to protest proposed laws restricting people’s rights to be totally naked in public in that fair city. Before I go any further, I should mention that I first came across this story by way of a link one of my San Franciscan friends tweeted alongside the comment “one of the reasons, among many, why SF is a dumb place to live.” That’s not very nice, I thought as I clicked. More »