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.
In another installment of our favorite sad series, Yes Virginia, it is all men. Men at the ARS Electronica Festival gang raped an AI sex doll into being so broke it couldn’t ride business class back to Barcelona but had to suffer the humiliation of being sent freight. It ain’t like the AI programmers coulda anticipated this situation and installed an more appropriate response than the moaning it does in response to having its breasts or hips touched.
A guy goes out of his way to take an upskirt photo of a celeb, and it is a wardrobe malfunction and we don’t learn his name! He’s committed sexual assault with his fucking camera, he keeps his anonymity and his job and his future. Rape Culture right there.
Clinton’s book is about sexism and intimidating women. Tur’s book is about sexual assault. How many women have experienced sexual aggression? How many men have committed sexual aggression?
The Ol’ Pussy Grabber is ending DACA… sort of. Everything about his announcement from handing it off to Jeff Sessions, to delaying it for six months, to threatening to revisit it if Congress can “legalize” it smacks of needless cruelty and actual institutional and structural violence.
An intoxicating brew of hate, dehumanization, and heightened impulsiveness. And, then he was behind the wheel of a car… What motivated the murderous rampaging right-wing racist terrorist, James Alex Fields, to run down Heather Heyer and 19 others?