16 articles Tag Rape culture

Stop Victim-Blaming, Start Listening

Stop Victim-Blaming, Start Listening

Another columnist suggests that the best form of rape prevention is for college women to stop getting so wasted. Jen Zoratti argues that rape prevention ought to target rapists.

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Not cool, Mindy. Not cool.

Not cool, Mindy. Not cool.

Jen Zorratti loves her some Mindy. What she doesn’t love is when the show makes light of rape, and last week’s episode did exactly that.

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Deflecting unwanted attention: you’re doing it wrong

Deflecting unwanted attention: you’re doing it wrong

Yesterday, xoJane republished a piece from online mag Luna Luna. Headline: Stop Saying “I Have a Boyfriend” To Deflect Unwanted Attention. SCREAMING’s Jen Zoratti takes issue.

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WORDS HAVE MEANINGS: RAPE MEANS RAPE

WORDS HAVE MEANINGS: RAPE MEANS RAPE

Rape is a visceral, potent word and using it carelessly — read: using it to describe, you know, ANYTHING OTHER THAN RAPE — diminishes it. SCREAMING’S Jen Zoratti has a serious bone to pick with careless talkers.

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Rape Apologists ‘Parody’ Anti-Sexual Assault Campaign Because Everything Sucks

Rape Apologists ‘Parody’ Anti-Sexual Assault Campaign Because Everything Sucks

An anti-sexual assault campaign aimed at men in Vancouver has inspired a parody campaign in Edmonton sending the opposite message. OH. FOR. FUCKS says SCREAMING’S Jen.

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Beyoncé’s body is nobody’s body but Beyoncé’s: a tongue-twisting lesson on objectification and entitlement

Beyoncé’s body is nobody’s body but Beyoncé’s: a tongue-twisting lesson on objectification and entitlement

It should go without saying that it’s not OK to touch people who haven’t consented to being touched — even if we really, really want to touch them! — and yet here I am, writing a blog post on THIS VERY TOPIC, inspired by some Danish dude who thought it appropriate to slap Beyoncé’s ass.

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