Post Tagged with: "rape culture"

Shia LaBeouf Deserves Our Respect

December 15, 2014 1:18 pm1 comment
Shia LaBeouf Deserves Our Respect

This week in the news I read about the alleged rape of Shia LaBeouf. I loath using the word alleged as a precursor to rape. If someone says they were raped, if you ask me we should live in a society that believes that claim. As idealistically left-wing as that […]

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Rapists Are Not Monsters In Bushes

August 6, 2013 11:26 pm0 comments
Rapists Are Not Monsters In Bushes

Trigger warnings: rape, sexual assault, child abuse, victim blaming. I hate it when people say “It’s time to talk about x”; “It’s time we sat down and had a serious discussion about y”; “It’s time the two sides stopped squabbling and hammered out their differences over z”. Especially if they’re […]

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Rihanna, The Mail Online and Its “Invitation To Rape”

June 30, 2013 4:24 pm0 comments
Rihanna, The Mail Online and Its “Invitation To Rape”

Sometimes you read things on the internet so heinous, so utterly, utterly heinous, you have to do a double take. Before I expand on that, can I just say, before anything else, how incredibly, insanely tacky and disrespectful it is to keep posting a leaked picture of a young woman’s […]

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Rape culture and the double standard

April 15, 2013 4:43 pm2 comments
Rape culture and the double standard

If you’ve been anywhere around the Internet this past summer, you probably heard about the controversy surrounding Daniel Tosh’s rape joke at a comedy club. Personally, I’m not really into stand up comedians and prefer to get my humor elsewhere – usually from television shows and films. But I’m familiar […]

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