Today in Cis Privilege: Teen Sisters Gang-Raped, Hanged From Mango Tree In India; Cops Suspected

Two teenage sisters in rural India were raped and killed by attackers who hung their bodies from a mango tree, which became the scene of a silent protest by villagers angry about alleged police inaction in the case. Two of the four men arrested so far are police officers.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/29/teen-sisters-gang-raped-india_n_5408630.html

Today in Cis Privilege: What Happens When Women Refuse Sexual Advances

The reality for many is that women denying sexual advances to both men they know and don’t know is often fraught with violent results.

http://whenwomenrefuse.tumblr.com/about

Today in Cis Privilege: Anti-woman website predicts more Elliot Rodgers if society doesn’t provide them with sex

A website popular with the online Pick-up Artist community responded to Elliott Rodger’s murderous Santa Barbara rampage, saying it could have been avoided if Rodger had ‘game,’ like they profess to possess, before concluding that “more people will die” unless society provides men with more “sexual options.”

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/05/25/anti-woman-website-predicts-more-elliott-rogers-if-society-doesnt-provide-them-with-sex/

Today in Cis Privilege: California female kidnap victim rescued after 10 years

A woman who was 15 when she disappeared 10 years ago from her California home has come forward to police

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/21/california-kidnap-victim-rescued-10-years

Today in Cis Privilege: Women trafficked, forced into slavery under partner migration program

Women are being trafficked to Australia and forced into a life of slavery under the partner migration program, a new report by the Institute of Criminology has revealed.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-05-21/women-trafficked2c-forced-into-slavery-under-partner-migration/5468334

Today in Cis Privilege: Black Girls for Sale

Black girls in the U.S. are too often left out of the public outcry against sexual exploitation, and instead are presented as “prostitutes” who “choose” to participate in the sex trade. Latent in our willingness to cast them as willing participants in this underground economy are racialized gender stereotypes about the hyper-sexualization of Black girls—a myth that was historically used to justify the rape of enslaved Black females, and which has since morphed into a stereotype about “fast” Black girls that renders them vulnerable to multiple forms of abuse.

http://www.ebony.com/news-views/black-girls-human-trafficking-993#ixzz32gItBCvk