The one thing I keep coming back to when thinking about Louis C.K. now isn’t the bizarre and abusive sexual habits revealed, in detail, last week by the New York Times—repeated forms of sexual misconduct that confirm the long-standing rumors about him and validate platforms such as Gawker, which first reported on this…
Publisher Condé Nast has fired photographer Terry Richardson over allegations of sexual misconduct; i.e. assault, harassment, etc.
TW: sex assault
like rape become such a standard trope of entertainment, especially on television?
Song is called “Sex You Back to Sleep.” (TW rape)
I was listening to my Amazon station on my phone this morning, and this Sam Hunt song comes on. It’s called “Take Your Time.” Now, I don’t really know who this dude is, and I’ve never heard this shit song before. Ostensibly, it’s about some rando rolling up on a lady in a bar. But he doesn’t want to take her heart.…
Forgive me if this has been already been discussed but I just came across it today. Apparently the defense in the Vanderbilt rape trial argues that Defendant Cory Batey cannot be guilty because his actions were influenced by "campus culture."
In 2013 the LA County School District had a psychologist give expert testimony that a nine year old who was repeatedly raped (and sued the school district) suffered less emotional trauma because of her low IQ.
With unexpected pumpkin rant. Before I leave work and navigate the drunk Halloween crowds home where I shall —do more work, I had to share this little tidbit from a comment in the National [maple leaf] Post. It's in response to an article about the Toronto police chief urging victims of Ghomeshi to file complaints:
A few days late, but still very worth noting:
This is a post I've been meaning to write for a while.
Lately, in my television watching odyssey, I stumbled upon this gem:
Today I would like to turn our attention to a word we already quite often have our attention on: rape. This will not be a treatise on the definition of rape nor an attempt to define it. Suffice it to say that if it looks like it might be sex of some kind, but one or more parties is not consenting to it, that's rape.…
It's that time of year again. The weather is finally warming up, even here in the chilly Midwest. We traded our boots for our flip-flops, wool hats for straw hats. My husband and I even bought a new grill and celebrated a recent warm night with pork chops and bell peppers with my brother-in-law P and his wife E.
Trigger warning: discussion of rape in video, thus the poem's title, "Rape Poem to End All Rape Poems"