Category Archives: Rape

A Bit of Fun – and Issues of Priviledge and Oppression

I stumbled on a blog titled the Pervocracy and the following post in there, The People You Meet When You Write about Rape: http://pervocracy.blogspot.fi/2010/10/people-you-meet-when-you-write-about.html The list is both accurate and funny. Though some of the rape apologist types are slightly … Continue reading

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Remember Schrödinger’s Rapist?

Right, that’s it. The next time a man tries to chat me up in the streets at night, I will go to the nearest people and tell them I’m being followed. It has happened to me a few times. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Salsa Pasión Rapes

When I set out to write this blog, I didn’t think I would be writing about rape quite so much. But when I started a feminist blog, I started paying more attention to gender issues, and the attitudes concerning rape … Continue reading

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If men were subjected to victim blaming…

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Who did what and why?

The other day when I was reading my morning paper, I noticed a nice little article about how unfair victim blaming is in rape cases. The journalist commented on how we focus too much on what the victim was wearing … Continue reading

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Every third rapist is a foreigner(?)

That was a front page headline in yesterday’s paper. (Without the question mark.) Every third rapist is apparently a foreigner, and most of those foreigners are Iraqis. That’s what the statistics say. However, if it’s true that only about 20 … Continue reading

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Do feminists approve of violence against men?

Once again, I have encountered a common misconception of feminism: that it is a movement that only supports women’s rights, and that feminists don’t care about men’s rights. The most outrageous claim is that feminists quietly approve of violence against … Continue reading

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@NiceGuyBrianG Part III

One last post about @NiceGuyBrianG’s justifications for rape. This time we will tackle victim blaming and natural law, but let’s start with this one: @NiceGuyBrianG: “sex is a basic right ‘within a relationship’ is what i said.” Not really, no. … Continue reading

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More of @NiceGuyBrianG

In the earlier post I talked about some of @NiceGuyBrianG’s tweets but there’s more from where that came from. This is not pleasant reading or up-lifting to think about, and possibly not suitable for young people, but it’s important to … Continue reading

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The Curious Incident of @NiceGuyBrianG

A warning before you read further – this entry deals with rape and though it’s not graphic, it’s unpleasant all the same. A person calling himself @NiceGuyBrianG got into a conversation about rape on twitter. His rape-positive views attracted a … Continue reading

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