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College dudes worried that movement to take rape seriously is ruining their sex lives. Sex and relationships are always tricky terrain for college students.

College dudes worried that movement to take rape seriously is ruining their sex lives

Those arriving this year are finding schools awash in complaints and headlines about sexual assault and responding with programs aimed at changing campus culture that has been blamed for glorifying dorm-bed conquests, excusing rape and providing a safe haven for assailants. For many young men, it’s an added dimension in a campus scene that already appears daunting, said William Pollack, a Harvard Medical School psychologist. Pollack said a patient recently told him about making out with a girl at a party. An Example of Successful Community Intervention. There’s something undeniably important in celebrating community victories in activism.

An Example of Successful Community Intervention

I’ve found that often, amazing accomplishments go un-celebrated due to the overwhelming amount of systematic injustices that exist, and the feelings of knowing that there’s always more work to do. Heyo~ Eunice here, representing Hollaback! Victoria. Why do we shame victims rather than rapists? Another disturbing case of a teen’s sexual assault that was recorded, distributed, and the victim-shaming that followed.

Why do we shame victims rather than rapists?

What would it take to move from a culture of victim-blaming to perpetrator-shaming? Of course, we are happy to ostracize sex offenders when we can see them as deviant strangers, as we do with sex offender registries, and that’s not productive. But when it’s an acquaintance, a boyfriends, a fellow partygoer, we pivot 180 degrees and blame the victim. Veille-permanente: "Boîte à outils et conseils... Most Of These People Do The Right Thing, But The Guys At The End? I Wish I Could Yell At Them.

Stop Harcèlement de rue. A modest proposition. To: QPOC Everywhere, All the time Re: Let’s do each other, maybe?

A modest proposition

“I know the anger lies inside of me like I know the beat of my heart and the taste of my spit. It is easier to be furious than to be yearning. Easier to crucify myself in you than to take on the threatening universe of whiteness by admitting that we are worth wanting each other.” Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches. Rape victims shouldn't have to suffer in silence and keep their rapists' secrets. Less than a month after students at New York's Columbia University filed a complaint with the federal government alleging the school mishandled sexual assault cases, anonymous anti-rape activists are posting the names of alleged campus rapists on bathroom walls and flyers.

Rape victims shouldn't have to suffer in silence and keep their rapists' secrets

I say more power to them – rapists deserve to be outed, and women deserve to be safe. The "rape list" first appeared in a woman's bathroom. After the school washed it off the wall, the activists posted the list again in different bathrooms around campus. L’agresseur sympathique et les fausses victimes   Young Women See Sexual Assault as an Inevitability. A small but strikingly sad study set to appear in the journal Gender and Society next year finds that young women think that abuse, assault, and harassment at the hands of men is par for the course (via Think Progress).

Young Women See Sexual Assault as an Inevitability

Sociologist Heather Hlavka conducted 100 interviews with girls between the ages of 3 and 17, and found that they were so socialized to accept rape culture that they think that male abusers and harassers "can't help it. " Hlavka writes of her findings: "Objectification, sexual harassment, and abuse appear to be part of the fabric of young women’s lives. They had few available safe spaces; girls were harassed and assaulted at parties, in school, on the playground, on buses, and in cars. 25 Everyday Examples of Rape Culture. (Trigger Warning: Sexual Violence) Chances are, as feminists and other liberal-minded people, most of you have heard the phrase “rape culture.”

25 Everyday Examples of Rape Culture

It’s used often in feminist circles, and it describes a very important social conditioning that we experience culturally. But how many of you know what it actually looks like? In reading through feminist forums and articles online, particularly in articles about rape or sexual assault, I notice that sometimes in the comments section, people make statements about how rape culture is just a phrase that’s made up to make men look bad or to make it seem like rape is something that happens far more often than it actually does. If He's Sexually Aggressive In Bars, It's Not Because He's Drunk : Shots - Health News. Hide captionWe used to think they behaved badly because they were drunk.

If He's Sexually Aggressive In Bars, It's Not Because He's Drunk : Shots - Health News

Now we know they were just behaving badly. iStockphoto Young women are often the targets of aggression when they're out in bars, but the problem isn't that guys are too drunk to know better.

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What Is Rape Culture. Vidéo buzz pour faire réfléchir les gars. GUERRILLA FEMINISM. Agression sexuelle – quand cesserons-nous de blâmer les victimes? McGill Law Feminist/Collective/Action: student paper takeover re “consent” Contraception & Consent: Hutchinson v.

McGill Law Feminist/Collective/Action: student paper takeover re “consent”

The Queen comes out this Friday about 1 month ago - No comments The SCC is set to release Hutchinson this Friday, so here’s a brief note + some links. Hutchinson was committed for trial by Justice Derrick in the NSPC R. v. Hutchinson, 2008 NSPC 79 (CanLII) The case was heard in 2009 by the NSSC R. v. Rapport de la journée de réflexion sur les violences sexuelles. L'affaire Gab Roy, miroir de la culture du viol. Patty O'Green et le Wild Wild Web.

Je veux comprendre... la culture du viol. “It Was Rape” And One Story of Just Too Many. It Was Rape is a documentary by Jennifer Baumgardner.

“It Was Rape” And One Story of Just Too Many

I am interviewed in the film. I was afraid when the film was shown that it would feel like being raped again. I was afraid that people would judge me. Fun-Loving White Girls Just Asking to Be Raped (TW) The media’s interest in rape culture these days (and, well, forever) seems to rest solely with young women’s behavior. (Rapist? What rapist?) What’s particularly telling is the pictures these outlets choose to accompany their articles - young white women partying, sometimes their heads cut out of the picture (for full dehumanization action!). The Conversation You Must Have With Your Sons. To the Parents of U.S. Teenagers, (An open letter.) CHVRCHES on the Internet: Stop the Misogyny. CHVRCHES' singer is stricking back against the glut of sexist messages the Glaswegian band regularly receives via social networking and online comment threads.

Lauren Mayberry, who holds a Masters in journalism, has written an editorial for The Guardian in which she calls out the atrocious behavior she's witnessed on the Internet since the group launched in October 2011. "I am in a band that was born on the internet," she begins, explaining that she and her bandmates Iain Cook and Martin Doherty field their fan interactions personally because "the blogosphere and social networks have arguably been the key reasons anyone knows about us at all.

" From the Mouths of Rapists: The Lyrics of Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines. Trigger warning: Graphic descriptions of sexual assault. Note: The opinions expressed in this post belong to Sezin Koehler alone and should not be attributed to anyone involved with Project Unbreakable. Robin Thicke’s summer hit Blurred Lines addresses what he considers to be sounds like a grey area between consensual sex and assault. The images in this post place the song into a real-life context. J’ai subi la « bonne baise» (viol) selon SeductionByKamal. This is Why We Published a Rapist’s Story.

Poissonnes sans Bicyclettes. Women and Street Harassment. By Gwen Sharp, PhD, Sep 2, 2010, at 02:04 pm Cross-posted at Jezebel. Yesterday I was walking to a convenience store when a guy shouted at me that I looked really pretty. I ignored him. He yelled again and walked up to me. I gave him that tight, uncomfortable half-smile-with-no-eye-contact women sometimes use to try to acknowledge random male attention just enough so maybe the guy will feel like he’s gotten the reaction he is entitled to, in the hopes that he’ll then lose interest and go away.

Finally, Date Rape Ads That Put The Onus On The Raper. Combat de rue. God love wanda sykes.  this skit was perfection. ... Joystick : apologie du viol et culture du machisme. Eve Ensler: Dear Mr. Akin, I Want You to Imagine... Pourquoi nous ne nous tairons plus. Compte-rendu de l’atelier non-mixte sur le viol, les agressions sexuelles et les tentatives de viol. Five problems with Dr. Phil’s tweet. Every Street Should Be a Safe Space. Rehtaeh Parsons, Amanda Todd et la culture du viol. Every Street Should Be a Safe Space. Guest Blogger Starling: Schrödinger’s Rapist: or a guy’s guide to approaching strange women without being maced. I was raped at 55. Here is how I responded. TWEETS ET PRÉJUDICE – Menacée de viol sur Twitter, une journaliste veut avoir le dernier mot. From The Classroom To The Courtroom, Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder. And The Beholder Is Always A Man. Les femmes, ces bébelles ostentatoires. UN CANADIEN SUR CINQ CROIT QUE LES FEMMES ENCOURAGENT LES AGRESSIONS SEXUELLES LORSQU’ELLES SONT EN ÉTAT D’ÉBRIÉTÉ.

Cortnie. L'exemple des «creeper cards» À ta gauche. Youth Can Prevent Violence Against Women & Girls. In Rape Tragedies, the Shame Is Ours. Oui, nous vivons dans une culture du viol. À propos de la belle Rehtaeh Parsons – Droit criminel citoyen – Véronique Robert. Watching slut-shaming. On Calling Things By Name: Rape, Exploitation and Victim-Blaming Aren’t Bullying - Shameless Magazine - your daily dose of fresh feminism for girls and trans youth. RIP Rehtaeh Parsons: Victim of Victim-Blaming. Toula Foscolos: Rehtaeh Parsons: Yet Another Rape Victim to Blame? Three Ways Straight Dudes Can Help End Street Harassment.

WTF HAPPENED IN STEUBENVILLE? So you’re tired of hearing about “rape culture”? I Am Not Your Wife, Sister or Daughter. I Am A Person. Responses to the Steubenville Verdict Reveal Rape Culture. Steubenville and the misplaced sympathy for Jane Doe's rapists. Steubenville teens are found guilty but rape culture remains alive and well. Roxane Gay is Spelled With One "N" : What Empathy Is. The Careless Language Of Sexual Violence. 'Help! False Rape' Framing the Occidental Fight for a Better Sexual Assault Policy. Ten Things to End Rape Culture. Le silence des femmes. – Léa Streliski – Lea Streliski. The Enliven Project – The truth about false accusation. And just when you thought the Good Men Project couldn’t get any worse… I’d Rather Risk Rape Than Quit Partying. Against “Asking For It”: Another Anti-Rape Ad Aimed at Men. Welcome to Rape Culture: Sex with Drunk Girls is Funny.

Another Fashion Ad Implies Sexual Violence. When the Perpetrator Goes Free and the Victim Is Imprisoned. Raped policeman: 'I never thought I would be a victim' Sexual Violence on Campus: The Damage Done. Do Women Lie About Rape? “Rape Is Rape”: Joe Biden Channels Ms. Magazine Cover. Sexual Assault Awareness Facts. She Drinks, She Flirts, She Passes Out … Is It Rape? “Denim Day” Counts All the Ways We Excuse Sexual Assault. Did The New York Times Blame the 11-Year-Old Victim of a Texas Gang Rape? The New York Times Puts Another Alleged Rape Victim on Trial. What Did Ashley Judd Mean By “Rape Culture”? Teenage-feminist.blogspot.ca/2011/06/20-ways-to-lessen-your-risk-of-sexual.html. Teenage-feminist.blogspot.ca/2011/07/r-word-by-randi-s.html. L'art de culpabiliser les victimes d'agressions sexuelles. Rapists Explain Themselves on Reddit, and We Should Listen. Anatomy of a Successful Rape Joke.

The best response we've heard to Daniel Tosh's 'misquoted' rape jokes - 2012-Jul-12. How to Make a Rape Joke. Sarah Silverman demonstrates how to make a rape joke. How to Out a Rapist.