“It’s just common sense” versus “Victim blaming”

rape culture

"All the ad does is point out that drinking leaves you more vulnerable to being raped, and that you can protect yourself by not drinking as much," he told me adamantly."But can't you see that that's victim blaming? The message it sends is 'if you get drunk and get raped, well, it's kind of your fault," I replied with both passion and exasperation."No it doesn't! You have to read that into it! All it says is that not drinking or drinking less can reduce your chance of being raped. And … [Read more...]


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