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: UN
I understand the skepticism about the use of sarin gas in Syria. Given the US history of WMD claims that later turned out to be bogus, some skepticism is welcome.
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?
Pres Obama was in Hartford, Connecticut yesterday to speak about gun violence, and on the continuing political stunts – the latest being a filibuster to prevent the matter even being debated.