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By tigtog on March 18, 2013
[Content note: rape culture, victim-blaming, slut-shaming, #steubenville]
Schrödinger’s Rapist: ever-reliable source of women being told that (yet again) we’re doing it wrong
By tigtog on September 27, 2012
BTW, women are also assessing strange men they meet as Schrödinger’s Thief, Schrödinger’s Drunk Who Vomits On New Shoes, Schrödinger’s Teller Of Long Boring Tales, and they’re also assessing every car for whether Schrödinger’s Hit And Run Driver is behind the wheel. Do those background safety checks upset you as much as Schrödinger’s Rapist? If not, why not?
By tigtog on October 13, 2011
*headdesk* *headdesk* *headdesk* *headdesk*
By tigtog on October 9, 2011
If you’re drunk and get raped, you’ve got no one to blame but yourself, says NSW Police Commissioner.
By tigtog on July 4, 2011
This is a terrific campaign against rape myths, and Rape Crisis Scotland have made this downloadable as a print-quality PDF:
By tigtog on June 12, 2011
Does a single one of you have the guts to forego predictable titillation and let the public know the truth about Slutwalk and the hundreds and hundreds of other women and male and queer allies who will be marching in non-skimpy wear, and why they are there? Or will it just be more sad head-shaking misrepresentation from your pundits?
By Mindy on June 9, 2011
Today’s theme is Slutwalk Sydney.
By tigtog on March 21, 2011
If the fact that there are people who will argue with a straight fucking face that an 11-year-old child “didn’t do enough” to stop eighteen young men from raping her doesn’t convince everyone with a capacity for reason and any trace of decency that we live in a culture that supports and condones rape, I can’t imagine what possibly could.
By Lauredhel on April 16, 2010
Tara Murtha at Philadelphia Weekly brings us Watch Your Language: Pedophilia, gang rape and erroneous Fox29 reporting, which has an opinion from a forensic semanticist about calling rape “having sex” or “a sexual relationship” in court: But after a recent episode of American Idol (team Bowersox), I accidentally caught some of MyFoxPhilly 29’s local news [...]
By Lauredhel on November 17, 2009
From The West: “Rape squad for Rotto schoolie week” Specialist sex assault detectives will be based at Rottnest Island during schoolies’ festivities after attacks on young women there in recent years. Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan warned teenage girls to stay together during leavers’ week to avoid being targeted by sexual predators. Two officers from the [...]