Hear how ridiculous that sounds?
Well, it’s pretty much the same as “if she hadn’t been wearing that/alone at night/flirty/drunk, she wouldn’t have gotten into any trouble. She was asking for it.”
#BLAMING THE WRONG PERSON!
#victim blaming makes me fume…
NO humor in this post.. Usually a lighthearted blog, but there is NOTHING funny about abuse/assault/rape…
#Elizabeth Smart is my hero
#still use your wits but if anything happens its NOT YOUR FAULT!
#first heard of the idea of “rape culture” at the Charlotte Gilman literary conference
(where I presented my piece on “The Yellow Wallpaper”)
MORE TO COME ON THIS ISSUE!
*getting off my soapbox now (not up here very often…)