Here’s something interesting about sexual assault that I did not know: there is a class of people who commit antisocial behavior an adolescent or young adult, but then by their mid-twenties, quit being antisocial and join the rest of civilized society. Sexual assault and perjury both qualify as […]
Conservatives from those in Congress to those trolls inhabiting the Internet are going through massive gyrations to discredit Dr. Ford, Ramirez, and Swetnick in particular and sexual assault survivors in general and to defend Boof K as a normal average choir boyish type guy. Let’s psysplain why these […]
So many men have been accused by so many women of sexual impropriety that the process now follows a predictable path. So, much so, that like very thing else associated with the Brett Kavanaugh Senate confirmation process, it is proceeding at breakneck speed. We have the accusation, the […]
I don’t know how I missed this article in 2016 since I am such a regular reader of the Huffington Post, but I did. I certainly am glad I found it now since it so directly supports the theory that it really is all men, we are just […]
This story makes it clear that as sexual arousal increases, empathy decreases making sexual assault all the more likely as situations are more ambiguous or when someone changes her mind. It is a cautionary tale for men. A call to examine for each man to examine his past and present to help ensure that #TimesUp means that time is really up.
Real science is the basis for some real suggestions for what non-rapey men should do during this time of accusation, denial, and faux apologies. The advice that results might even surprise #MattDamon!
A Canadian study suggests that there are four steps to reducing incidents of sexual assault. And, you won’t believe #2.
Powerful men are committing sexual assault! But, powerful men is a red herring. It’s all men. And, believe it or not, Poppy Bush proves why it is all men.
#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.
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 situations we are in causes behavior including rape. And, in the RIGHT situation any man will commit sexual aggression including sexual assault.
Men evolved to rape. Circumstances will vary, but it is inside all of us. Change your perspective from the man’s to the woman’s and rape becomes much more difficult to excuse.
It is clear that we live in a rape culture and that it will take a lot to change it. What does it take for individuals to make a difference? To stand up and speak out?