Tag Archives: victim blaming

An open letter to Jane Doe

TweetJane, I have been following your story for some time now, and I continually find myself in disbelief and shock. I still struggle to comprehend that such a despicable act would not only be committed, but further that it would be recorded. I could not fathom how or why these boys thought it would be [...]
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A helping hand to dumb victim blamers

TweetTrigger Warning: Sexual assault, rape apologism, victim blaming, stupid people When it comes to the topic of rape, some people (the ones who would really very much like to NOT talk about rape at all) like to say that “everyone knows that rape is wrong.” These are the people who are obviously not familiar with [...]
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On slut shaming, victim blaming, and sexuality bullying

Tweet(Originally posted here.) While Amanda Todd’s suicide itself was tragic, what bothers me the most is that I’ve heard this story before. In its wake, there’s been some discussions that have started about cyber bullying, online trolls, and vigilante justice. But there’s a bigger issue here that no one’s willing to talk about: the sexual [...]
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Shame the Judge, Not the Victim

Tweet*trigger warning* So, a lovely woman sent me this link last night with a quote following the link in the email, “I can’t even…” The article is tells the story we all know too often, a perpetrator (this time a cop) gets off with little to no punishment. Only this time, the judge, Jacqueline Hatch, [...]
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Sign it.

Tweet“If you wouldn’t have been there that night, none of this would have happened to you.” The words of Judge Jacqueline Hatch to a woman who was groped by a police officer in a bar. The same judge also said that women shouldn’t go to the grocery store after 10 p.m. Too dangerous. The condescension [...]
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