Tag Archives: rape apology

CeeLo Green and the cycle of celebrity rape apology

TweetSo. CeeLo. We’ve been here with famous men so many times that anything that can/will be said won’t be new. He (allegedly) drugged and raped a woman, and having not been charged with the rape but found guilty on charges stemming from the drugs, took to Twitter for a reprehensible series of tweets that cast [...]
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“I’m not a gynecologist, but…”

TweetNo shit you’re not a gynecologist. No one with any real knowledge of or expertise in the functioning of the female anatomy would think what you just had the mindlessness to say what this guy just said out loud. Derek Johnson, a California judge, has been sanctioned by the state’s Commission on Judicial Performance for [...]
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An open letter to Wendy Kaminer, author of “What to Make of the Rape Accusations at Amherst College”

TweetDear Ms. Kaminer, I read your article, What to Make of the Rape Accusations at Amherst College, today, and I feel it necessary to express how disappointed I am. If there’s a subcategory in rape culture that angers me most, it’s victim blaming. The harm that comes from blaming a survivor of sexual assault is [...]
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