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Rape Jokes

It’s a knee-jerk reaction to say that all feminists are against rape jokes. I, personally, am not. But I’m for a particular kind of joke that involves rape that no one seems to be telling. 521 more words

Gender Issues

UK Justice Ministry blocks probe into prison rape

Britain’s Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has reportedly blocked an investigation into rape and sexual abuse in prisons, despite evidence suggesting that thousands of inmates are sexually assaulted every year in the UK. 220 more words


Chino Latino's Offensive Billboards

City Pages reports that residents around the Minneapolis Uptown district have successfully petitioned against Parasole’s offensive billboard advertising in their neighborhood.  The billboard in question is criticized for making an innuendo about the fresh meat served at Chino Latino, one of Parasole’s restaurants, and prison rape.   673 more words


What Rape Culture?

The first time I heard the term “rape culture” being used in the mainstream media was following the horrid Delhi bus rape in 2012. Of course, at that time, it was used in a mostly… 2,651 more words

Frank Rich tweets prison rape joke about former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell

On Thursday, former Va. Gov. Bob  McDonnell was was found guilty on 11 corruption and fraud counts. He will be sentenced in January.

Former New York Times columnist Frank Rich, currently Executive Producer of the HBO television series, “VEEP,” marked the verdict by faux-praying that McDonnell isn’t anally raped in prison: 120 more words