Tag Archives: rape culture

Angels and Demons

By now, we’ve all heard the allegations against Judge Roy Moore. The charges are monstrous but still, Moore has his defenders, claiming that a fourteen year old is not a child. #MeAt14 and #MeAt16 has popped up on social media in protest. But what bothers … Continue reading

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The Mechanics of Consent

When I was younger, my mother made sure I had a good grounding in sex education. She told me the hows, the whys, the what could happens, all of it. But she skipped out on the most important thing: consent. … Continue reading

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The Humbling River

I found this last week and I’ve been wanting to post about it; titled Literally, Why Can’t I Say #MeToo?, it deals with one woman and her struggle to speak about her own experiences. Case in point: Yet I found that … Continue reading

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Taking No as an Answer

There’s a really good post on Patheos that deals with #MeToo; in it, the author admits that he’s part of the problem. He also addresses what can be done to help stem the tide. Now, as you can expect, this might bother some … Continue reading

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Mayim Bialik Wrote a Thing. Here Is My Response.

You’ve probably read Mayim Bialik’s NY Times piece. She got pushback, natch, and has apologized, thankfully. Now, before we go into some of this, I’ll drop a word of warning: this might make some uncomfortable. If you don’t think you can handle … Continue reading

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#MeToo

You’ve probably seen that hashtag on Twitter or Facebook. You are probably wondering what it may mean. What #MeToo deals with is sexual harassment and assault. Some are adding details. Others are simply saying “Me too” and saying little else. Those … Continue reading

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These Are the Things that Make Me Want to Quit the World

This was found via Friendly Atheist: BYU-Idaho Wanted to Know Why a Student Dropped Out, So She Told Them the Truth. So why didn’t she go back? Well, she had her reasons: Your survey didn’t let me log in, I didn’t … Continue reading

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