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Category Archive: Rape

Aug 20 2013

Two Quick Tests

Have a couple of quick heuristics to make your life easier.

Aug 16 2013

Shermer Speaks

Note to self: Self, if you ever want to keep something quiet, and you see an email from Ian Murphy, delete it unread.

Aug 15 2013

How Funny Is That?

Screen shot of D.J. Grothe comment from Facebook. Text provided in the post.

Wait. You mean he thinks Greta and Jen and Miri and I are all prudes?

May 18 2013

Girls: Missing Victims of Religious Sexual Abuse?

A report on child sexual assault in religious institutions gives us much more than stereotypes to work with.

Mar 21 2013

They Knew

I’m seeing people here and there try to tell me that the Steubenville rapists and their enabling friends didn’t know that what they were doing was wrong. I’m seeing people who should know better, or at least know to ask an expert, saying this. Let’s get this perfectly clear: They knew what they were doing …

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Jan 21 2013

Hanging On

“Thank you for being part of the reason why I’m just an asshole.”

Jan 19 2013

Rape Goggles

Pic of tweet from Wooly Bumblebee. Text in post.

This one involves MRAs, Wooly Bumblebee, and the details of sexual assault. It’s not pretty.

Jan 09 2013

Your Morning Victim Shaming

Apparently I should stop drinking, hide in my house, and get counseling I don’t actually need.

Jan 08 2013

Do You Know How Scary This Is?

Since Rebecca tweeted about drunkeness and rape, I’ve been seeing a response from generally well-meaning guys. (Yes, I do mean guys.) These are guys who “support” anti-rape efforts in that they are happy to stand up and tell anyone who will listen that rape is bad. They don’t exactly support the idea that we need …

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Dec 19 2012

“Consent Is Hard”

Will it always be immediately clear whether someone wants to have sex with you? No. So what?

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