We are truly the United Fucking States of Fucking Stupid and deserve every misery the Repubes can inflict on us if 46% believe the news is fake.
Originally posted on So Brightly Black:
? In light of the current #meToo movement (and previously #yesallwomen), many amazing friends and survivors have reminded me…
#MeToo is simply the start of a long over due processes to help men comprehend (a) the scope of the problem (b) how severely harmed women are (c) the number of men offending (d) that he has probably offended in his life and (e) men need to act to stop the epidemic.
America is unique in its gun violence. Could we be encouraging gun violence without even realizing? Social Learning Theory says we are teaching each other to be violent with guns.
Harvey Weinstein is another celebrity rapist allowed to abuse women for a substantial period of time. But, it really is ALL MEN. Try these three thought experiments about rape culture, and tell me what you think.
When it was President Obama, the nation’s first black president, the Repubes worried, fretted, and sucked their teethes all the time about how his greasy fried chicken eaten fingers would stain the fine brocade of the couches in the First Mansion and his watermelon rinds would be attracting vermin and his singing of old negro spirituals while pleasant would confirm that we had a lowly shucking and jiving president that couldn’t maintain the office with the respect it so richly deserved. What happened?