7 articles Tag Victim blaming

How A Victim Should Be

How A Victim Should Be

Our culture expects a lot of sexual assault victims.

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On Jian Ghomeshi, or how rape culture can protect accused men in positions of power

On Jian Ghomeshi, or how rape culture can protect accused men in positions of power

When a well-known man with a platform gets accused of sexual violence, why are we so quick to discredit those making the allegations?

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Preventing rape: you’re doing it wrong.

Preventing rape: you’re doing it wrong.

Oh, look: another ‘rape-prevention’ invention that puts the onus of preventing rape on potential victims, not potential perpetrators. HOW NOVEL.

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This week was the shits, you guys

This week was the shits, you guys

Since reading Dylan Farrow’s open letter about the sexual abuse allegations against Woody Allen, Jen has been obsessively following the ensuing coverage.

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Everything Old Is New Again

Everything Old Is New Again

Chastity belts are back! This time, marketed as ‘anti-rape wear!’ Because locking up your vagina is a fool-proof strategy to prevent sexual assault.

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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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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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