Tag: rape culture
I’m not hysterical. I’m livid. And you should be too.
Today in, “Um, what?” Six Women Claim a Seattle Man Posed as a Female Porn Recruiter in Order to Have Sex With Them. I don’t want to borrow trouble here, but I can just see it now. “What did these women expect? Porn is a dirty business filled with scumbags.” Or, “Of course these women…
Brock Turner’s Lenient Sentence is a Feature, Not a Bug
(CW: This article will include discussions of rape and sexual assault) On January 18th, 2015, Brock Turner was discovered on top of an unconscious woman. The woman had her underwear removed and her dress pulled up and Brock was making sexual advances on her. Brock had been discovered by two students at Stanford, where Turner…
Bill Cosby, Rape Culture and Individual Responsibility on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents Kelly Vee‘s “Bill Cosby, Rape Culture and Individual Responsibility” read by Tony Dreher and edited by Nick Ford. We don’t have to choose between combatting rape culture and holding individual rapists accountable. Under rape culture, individual rapists are not held accountable for their actions. Our society treats rapists as innocent boys…
Bill Cosby, Rape Culture and Individual Responsibility
On July 26th, 35 of Bill Cosby’s rape victims came forward to discuss their rapes and the culture that ignored their cries for help. A serial rapist going uncharged for years due to celebrity is indicative of a deeper cultural problem — one that treats rape as an innocent mistake rather than a violent crime….
Affirmative Consent: Yes and No
Recently, a law was passed in California that redefines how sexual relations happen on college campuses. The law states that affirmative consent must be given throughout sex. Past relationships between the two individuals cannot be taken as consent and neither can consent be presumed when people are incapacitated from drugs or alcohol, unable to communicate, or…
Rape Culture and the Female Moralizing Fallacy
Last Friday, Rodrigo Constantino, in his blog on Brazilian magazine Veja’s website, made a strange comment: “I have no doubt that ‘good girls’ are under less risk of sexual assault.” The statement was widely discussed and displeased many in social media, especially for following IPEA‘s research in Brazil, in which 58.5% of interviewees agreed with…
Rape Culture, Transphobia and How Communities Can Resist
C4SS Senior Fellow and Lysander Spooner Research Scholar, Nathan Goodman, gives a fantastic presentation on rape culture, transphobia and strategies for resistance for the Genderevolution Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Root is Power by Kevin Carson on C4SS Media
C4SS Media presents Kevin Carson‘s “The Root is Power”, read by James Tuttle and edited by Nick Ford.
Prisons Can’t Stop Rape Culture, Grassroots Intervention Can
Goodman: Future Steubenvilles can be prevented by creating a culture where people stand up for each other’s basic rights and take issues of consent seriously.
The Root is Power
Kevin Carson: The central identifying feature of a reformist effort is that it fails to strike at the root of oppression — power.
De meest voorkomende mythe over de politie is dat de politie er is om het volk te beschermen tegen criminaliteit. Soms doen ze dit werk goed maar meer dan eens is de politie zelf crimineel bezig.
Rapists on Patrol
Goodman: “Serve and protect?” Not so much.
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