One Billion Rising
Cross-posted at Shannon’s blog The Radical Housewife.
…and whatever your feelings about the largely symbolic nature of the One Billion Rising movement (and I share them, believe me), consider that Katie Couric, hardly a radfem, just Tweeted: “1in3 women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her life.” Anything that gets that TRUTH spoken more often in public is, to my mind, a step in the right direction.
Do you remember the first time you heard that statistic? I do. I couldn’t believe it–and really didn’t believe it until a friend told me what happened to her. Then another friend told me her story. Then another and another and another. As a member of the randomly lucky…
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