Brewery owner boots sexist customer, unleashes must-read rant about women in the service industry. Black Acre Brewing Company owner Jordan Gleason said he’s had to refuse service to a patron multiple times because of the man’s sexist comments to his Gleason’s employees.
Despite a ban from the brewery, the man repeatedly showed up expecting all would be forgiven because “we’re men and they’re females.” But, Gleason said after seeing how women are treated day in and day out, he’d had enough. Not only did he make it abundantly clear to customer that he should never set foot in his brewery again, he took to Facebook to publish a note to men everywhere — it’s time to stand up and quit tolerating the sexist treatment of female service industry employees everywhere. Read his now-viral (17,000+ shares on Facebook and counting) rant: This is a longer post, so bear with me... Cheers, Jordan! This is Rape Culture. I know, it’s just one more instance, but I’m too angry to let it go by.
This is rape culture. www.huffingtonpost.com/... Colorado girl, 18, killed by ex-boyfriend after breaking up with him. Brock Turner. www.dailykos.com/… State trooper sentenced to 6 months (!) Www.theroot.com/… Woman shot and killed for not giving a man her phone number. Bill Cosby. www.dailymail.co.uk/… Amber Heard accuses Jonny Depp of domestic abuse. Oklahoma court: oral sex is not rape if victim is unconscious from drinking. An Oklahoma court has stunned local prosecutors with a declaration that state law doesn’t criminalize oral sex with a victim who is completely unconscious.
The ruling, a unanimous decision by the state’s criminal appeals court, is sparking outrage among critics who say the judicial system was engaged in victim-blaming and buying outdated notions about rape. But legal experts and victims’ advocates said they viewed the ruling as a sign of something larger: the troubling gaps that still exist between the nation’s patchwork of laws and evolving ideas about rape and consent. The case involved allegations that a 17-year-old boy assaulted a girl, 16, after volunteering to give her a ride home. The two had been drinking in a Tulsa park with a group of friends when it became clear that the girl was badly intoxicated. Idaho’s GOP rape philosopher: Anti-choice politicians can’t stop saying absurd things about sexual abuse because they’re simply misogynists.
After claiming that “legitimate rape” doesn’t cause pregnancy, Todd Akin went down in electoral defeat in a close race with Sen.
Claire McCaskill in 2012. You would think that his loss, along with the electoral thumping that all the “rape philosophers” of the GOP got that year, would cause other Republicans to run screaming out of the room rather than allow themselves to ever go on record again saying something about rape and pregnancy. And yet here is Idaho state legislator Pete Nielsen, defending yet another anti-choice bill during legislative hearings, as reported by the Spokesman-Review. “Now, I’m of the understanding that in many cases of rape it does not involve any pregnancy because of the trauma of the incident,” he added.
“That may be true with incest a little bit,” he added, helpfully reminding everyone about the vein of perviness undergirding anti-choice amateur gynecological musings. This myth is both pure nonsense and electoral kryptonite, so why does it keep cropping up? Hey, UT Coach Butch Jones: Supporting Rape Culture Is Never Cool - www.liberalamerica.org. UT coach Butch Jones needs to understand that supporting rape culture is wrong.
According to ESPN, Jones verbally assaulted WR Drae Bowles, for helping a sexual assault victim. Football players are named as the attackers and Jones called Bowles a “traitor” for coming to the aid of the female student. She was allegedly attacked right before Bowles found her in the bushes, crying. Jones Is The Real Traitor. Rape Culture – Cover Your Eyes. Rape culture is when I was six, and my brother punched my two front teeth out.
Instead of reprimanding him, my mother said “Stefanie, what did you do to provoke him?” When my only defense was my mother whispering in my ear, “Honey, ignore him. 'Asking for It': Why We Need to Get Angry About Rape Culture. Feminist author Kate Harding wields metaphor with unrivaled mastery in her new book to root out the causes and effects of the way an internalized set of myths about sexual assault allow an epidemic to continue.
(KateHarding.info) They charged a rape victim for “lying”: Chilling case deserves same attention as Rolling Stone scandal. Last year, a scandal getting nationwide attention erupted when it was discovered that one of the victims in a Rolling Stone exposé about a rape at the University of Virginia, a woman who claimed she was brutally gang-raped at a frat party, was probably lying about most or even all of her story.
The woman in question had gone out of her way to avoid accusing anyone of this possibly fake crime, even going so far as to refuse to name the ring leader in the alleged attack off the record to the journalist interviewing her. But the whole thing kicked off a nationwide hysteria about false rape accusations anyway, a hysteria that was only checked by the cold bath in reality that are the Bill Cosby allegations, which reminded everyone that, by and large, most rape accusers are telling the truth. On Wednesday, T. Christian Miller of Pro Publica and Ken Armstrong of The Marshall Project published an brutal exposé of a false accusation, titled “An Unbelievable Story of Rape.” Yes, “her.” 'Asking for It': Why We Need to Get Angry About Rape Culture. Georgia Police Chief: Most Sexual Assaults 'Ain't Rape;' Women Are 'Just Stupid'
Bryan Golden is the police chief at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton, Georgia, and he has some unusual–and despicable–ideas on who is to blame when a sexual assault is committed against a woman: It’s gotta be her fault.
In an interview Golden gave to the ABAC student newspaper The Stallion, Chief Golden asserted that “most” sexual assaults aren’t really sexual assaults at all. No, Golden believes that women just feel “guilty” about their “consensual” actions and then decide to destroy the lives of innocent men in order to alleviate that feeling. He also said: “I might sound insensitive, but I’m not. Most of these sexual assaults are women waking up the next morning with a guilt complex. How could that possibly sound the least bit insensitive? Shortly after the remarks became public, Golden was suspended from his position, and ABAC President Dr. This man should be fired. Bloomingdale’s creepy “friend zone”: Male entitlement, rape culture and a dangerously stupid holiday ad. Everyone time a feminist uses the term “rape culture“—a term that describes a culture whose ostensible disapproval for rape is belied by the tolerance and even winking approval of forcing sex on non-consenting women—they are met with a series of skeptical jeers from people who think that it’s ridiculous to think that anyone actually thinks rape is funny or cool.
How then to explain this ad from Bloomingdale’s—which is just one in a series of ads from other companies making similar jokes—which only works if you assume an audience that thinks it’s funny and even sexy to refuse to take “no” for an answer. Bloomingdale’s apologized for the rape joke in the face of widespread outrage, and many media outlets used this as an opportunity to educate audiences on the way that rapists use alcohol to facilitate their crimes, by either targeting women who have had too much to resist or even by drugging them to get the same effect.
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