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Sophie Sergie: Never Forget

Incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault at University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) have to be viewed within our particular context. Alaska has the highest per capita rate of domestic violence in America. Alaska has the highest rate of sexual assault … Continue reading

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Minions of Patriarchy

adapted from Suzy Exposito, aka Suzy X. See more of her rad fem cartoons, including the original version of the one above, here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/25051229@N03/5692509520/in/photostream/

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Patriarchy Wins at UAF

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), claimed victory today in the patriarchal war against women being waged at the local level at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Read the press release here: http://www.thefire.org/victory-free-press-vindicated-at-university-of-alaska-fairbanks/ I am intrigued by FIRE’s … Continue reading

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Misogynist haters

After the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Title IX coordinator released confidential documents related to my Title IX complaint to the student newspaper, “someone” leaked them to the local newspaper and two national news outlets. The result was a barrage … Continue reading

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FIRE and the Ravages of Patriarchy

University of Alaska Fairbanks has determined that sexual harassment of women in the student newspaper and online is constitutionally protected. The university’s general counsel’s office, the Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity (D&EO), and an outside attorney hired by the … Continue reading

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Is Slut-Shaming Constitutionally Protected?

Is slut-shaming constitutionally protected? Some university general counsels seem to think so. The controversy at my university, the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), centers on an article that appeared in the campus newspaper in April 2013. The article contained screenshots of … Continue reading

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The University’s Sex Problem

The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) has a sex problem. Gender inequality permeates the university, negatively affecting the entire university community. Women faculty are paid less than men; the Women’s Center was threatened with closure; the campus newspaper gets away with sexual harassment; … Continue reading

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