Tag Archives: Rape

Dismantling the Dementor Theory of Rape

Tweet‘Tis the season for awful “rape prevention” ads. Earlier this week Jezebel posted an article about terrible police anti-violence campaigns, which tend to spring up around the holiday season every year. This one, in particular, caught my eye: Many of the problems here are so obvious they’re not really worth discussing: alcohol doesn’t cause assault, [...]
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White hats off: Feministing writers deconstruct the Scandal rape scene

Tweet Ed. note: Last week’s episode of Scandal, ”Everything’s Coming Up Mellie,” has gotten a lot of attention for its depiction of a rape involving  Mellie Grant and her father in law, Big Jerry. The Feministing crew had a lot of thoughts on the rape scene itself as well as some of the larger issues it raises around depictions [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetHow you can fight and tweet against rape in the military  House Speaker John Boehner thinks LGBT Employment Protections Are ‘Unnecessary’. And they say Republicans are out of touch, bigoted and homophobic. And here’s a great example of why the gays are just fine without any protections whatsoever: Indiana hospital defies federal law and bars woman [...]
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Twelve questions about AR Wear’s anti-rape underwear

Tweet AR Wear is fundraising to manufacture anti-rape (as in AR) underwear. Here are a few questions we have about the apparel. Tweet
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Domestic violence survivor: “I was shot with my own gun.”

TweetDespite what conservatives want people to think, as I’ve written before, guns are not rape prevention tools, and they also make it more dangerous for people who are suffering at the hands of the domestic abuser. Statistics show that guns don’t make you safer in domestic abuse situations. They actually have the opposite effect: abusers [...]
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