Is that really so hard to say? Guys, seriously. This isn’t about women jumping through every hoop imaginable in order to “avoid being raped”. This is about YOU, you know, NOT RAPING ANYBODY. Rape culture and hyper-masculinity and patriarchy and agency are all a part of talking about it, and those aspects are important to understanding and we should be discussing them. But what it comes down to is this: Stop raping. At its simplest, that’s it. That’s where we start.
Tag Archives: Torture
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said Friday night that he supports making a classified Senate Intelligence Committee report on torture and enhanced interrogation more available to the public.
The gun lobby and its allies willfully lied about the bill. I’ve heard some say that blocking this step would be a victory. And my question is, a victory for who? A victory for what?
When the Petraeus sex scandal blew up, it’d be easy to think that could be the worst thing to happen to his career, but what if it was the easiest way to go? An affair with Paula Broadwell has got to be better for your place in history than being involved in a ‘dirty war’ in Iraq, and being tied to torture.