Posts Tagged ‘rape culture’

We’ve all heard the spiel. Some have given it during more failtastic times. And even if you haven’t had it directed at you and haven’t said it, chances are you’ve witnessed it. The Nice Guy™ spiel. Most of us have known at least one. Some of us are one or were one. Many of us (women) […]


This post has been guest posted at Harlot’s Parlour Chasers. Admirers. Fetishists. Words that often create a very emotional response from trans folk and many other groups for whom such things apply to. If you’re not in the know (and you probably aren’t, considering my audience) there’s a bit of explaining to do here. Let’s […]


As a note, this is a general statement for folks with privilege in a given area. Which means it probably applies to you even if the specific examples given below don’t because you lack those privileges. Don’t get hung up on the details, think of the message. I consider this a For The Uninformed post, […]


Addendum: Replaced the ableist word stupid with fucked in the title. Oh look, another post about Roman Polanski. *sighs* Rape apologists are sort of like the really out-of-touch-with-reality conspiracy theorists. Only, they go in the opposite direction. Instead of making up ridiculous bullshit, stringing together barely coherent arguments based on a complete and utter disavowal […]


This post was originally published August 23, 2009 here. Update: A friend of mine mentioned sexual violence and dehumanization targeting queer men and trans men by straight cis women, so I’ll wait till she comments in greater detail before I make any major edits. Something new and shitty happens every week to further drive home […]



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