Rape jokes aren’t funny. Talking about rape flippantly makes the speaker look like a fool. Judging victims for what they wore, what they drank, their previous relationships, their current relationships with the perpetrator, or whether or not they decided to report it, makes the speaker look like a jacka**.

Denying rape culture means the speaker has his/her head buried in the sand… may they choke on it. (I’m pissed because of the feelings this post brought up, despite being brilliantly written. All blame for my anger goes to the content & its truth, not its composition nor creator.)

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I had been planning on writing this piece for a while and I saw a video today that sort of sent me over the edge.

It amazes me how lightly some people take sexual assault. The fact that some people literally dismiss it as a joke is not only disgusting, but frightening. People say that rape culture doesn’t exist and that it’s just a feminist conspiracy, but seriously look around you. I watched a Lifetime movie last night where a man perpetuated rape culture against his own daughter. Instead of being concerned when his teenage daughter told him that her (much older) doctor was stalking her, he said that she’s beautiful and “guys will be guys.” He was more concerned with “ruining” the doctor’s career instead of the possibility that this man would kidnap his daughter (which he did). I mean, what about Brock Turner (Yeah I’m still talking about…

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