“Eight percent of college men have either attempted or successfully raped. Thirty percent say they would rape if they could get away with it. When the wording was changed to “force a woman to have sex,” the number jumped to 58%. Worse still, 83.5% argue that “some women look like they are just asking to be raped.”—
Margo Paine, Ph.D. (Body Wars)
This is what it means when we say that there is such a thing as “rape culture”. It is imperative that we teach men that rape is wrong, no matter what form it takes. If you are having sex with someone without their consent (or with someone who cannot give their consent) - you are a rapist. End of the gods-damned story.
Need to have this for future reference. I read a couple of studies like this - that once you take the word “rape” out of the question ,the number of men who admit to activities that amount to rape skyrockets. They all do it, they’re just all pretending they don’t.
Talked to an old friend today. This was the first time we’ve talked since I started going by Elisha, so of course that had to be brought up. She first told me that my new name is “pretty”, which is frustrating but I can overlook that because she still thinks I am a woman. Then, before we got off…
to have this scene where they are in a room alone and Kurt is so mad for some reason and he takes it out on Dave and they get into one of those fights where one person is really trying to hurt the other person and the other person is just holding him back.
Puckurt walked into the shippers rainbow tent, the sound of ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ flooded his ears and the smell of popcorn wafted in the air- that was the first clue that there was some sort of ship war happening. He walked over to Kurtofsky and Kinn, who were…