How rape trials should go?
Lawyer: Did he rape her?
Witness: Yes, but she was drunk and passed out.
Lawyer: That's not what I asked. Did he rape her?
Witness: Yes, but she was wearin-
Lawyer: I didn't ask what she was wearing. Did he rape her?
Witness: Yes, but-
Lawyer: I didn't ask anything else. It's just a simple yes or no answer. Did he rape her?
Laywer: Yes, he raped her.
Rape is rape is rape, no matter the context.
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Not feminism: Oh my God, that woman is wearing make-up and high heels! She can't be a feminist. She's just adhering to the patriarchal expectations of femininity! What a traitor to her gender.
Not feminism: I hate men! Women are so much better than men! All men are rapists and we don't need their help! Men are just there to oppress us and keep us down! Women are the superior gender.
Not feminism: You're giving up your career to have a baby? You're being dictated to by a man! That's the wrong choice! You've slept with twenty men? Wow, way to show that you have no respect for yourself.
Feminism: Women and men are equal. No-one should be discriminated against on the basis of their gender. Women have the right to decide how to live their life, how to dress, what to do with their body and who to love.
It sucks when someone you have feelings for doesn’t share those feelings; it...– -delacroix (via plainviews)
princesslifestylechoices: i am 100% for young women destroying the lives of the men who harass/assault them
actionactioncut: “The stigma of being labelled a sex offender will follow those boys all their lives because of one mistake.” “We can’t be too quick to judge, we don’t know what really happened.” “Who hasn’t done something regrettable back when they were young and foolish?”
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myskinnylife: Tumblr has taught me more about feminism, women rights, rape culture, slut shaming, etc, more than school ever had. And there is something wrong with that.
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blowyourownjob: this is how rape culture feels 1. when it’s dark and late and i’m walking alone my body is whirring in time with my frantic heartbeat and in my mind the news broadcaster is telling me that one in three women will be a victim of sexual assault in their lifetime…
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thesoundofkurt: hidden-agender: BOOST THE HELL OUT OF THIS THE CURRENT RESTRICTIONS ALSO PERTAIN TO ANYONE WHO HAS EVER SLEPT WITH A GAY OR BISEXUAL MAN, TOO DO THIS. PLEASE. I’M NOT ALLOWED TO DONATE BLOOD EVEN THOUGH I HAVE NO HISTORY OF DISEASE AND HAVE A NEEDED BLOOD TYPE ALL BECAUSE I AM A GAY MAN.