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Category Archives: Rape

This is Disgusting

So, I belong to a mailing list for female bloggers, and this post came through my email the other day.  Basically this woman is lamenting that her sons won’t be … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Now that the Rant is out of the way…

Why do the assumptions that dudes like Thuderwhosis make so rile me and other feminists?  This assumption that only if these gallivanting hussies would follow their rules for safe behavior, … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dear Dudes “explaining” to Women How Not to Get Raped…

Shut the ever loving fuck up! And I’ll tell you why. Because there is not a single, solitary, new, innovative, creative suggestion you could offer that we haven’t had beaten … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fighting the Good Fight and Fighters Need a Break Sometimes

WARNING:  I’m angry as fuck in here.  And I know that has a tendency to fluster the delicate constitutions of the dudes in the audience.  I’m not in the least … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Podcast: “Nice Guys” and How Not to Rape

So, I try not to do this very often, but this is an important subject.  On my other blog Geek Girls Rule!, I had two guys on the podcast to … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rape Myths (Originally posted on Livejournal, and CANOW in May 2009)

Sorry for the radio silence all week.  I appear to have contracted the plague (not swine flu, I did go to the doctor), and have had difficulty stringing together any … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rape “Illiteracy”

Jessica Valenti wrote a really good piece at The Nation about “Rape Illiteracy.”  You should definitely go check it out. Not only do we live in a culture where many … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

If You Think Rape is Ever Justifiable, I Don’t Want to Know You.

So, women are starting to loudly decry the whole, “Don’t get raped” advice that we’ve had shoved down our throats for our entire lives, and the lives of our fore-mothers, … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 9 Comments

Penn State and Why I Hate Football Culture.

So, there was this thing. An assistant coach at Penn State raped several little boys over the past couple of decades.  At least one person walked in on him raping … Continue reading

November 14, 2011 · 3 Comments

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