It was YOUR fault the drunk driver hit you because you were on the road when he was…

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

#gender-issues

#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…)

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2 responses to “It was YOUR fault the drunk driver hit you because you were on the road when he was…

  1. Can’t but agree. Flattered you thought of me when you wrote this.

  2. Pingback: My Approach to Satire… | ifhappinesscanlastforever

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