19 posts tagged rape culture
The media’s interest in rape culture these days (and, well, forever) seems to rest solely with young women’s behavior. (Rapist? What rapist?) What’s particularly telling is the pictures these outlets choose to accompany their articles - young white women partying, sometimes their heads cut out of the picture (for full dehumanization action!). Simultaneously shows who the media is most interested in, and who our culture is most interested in protecting the “virtue” of.
Bloomberg News, Campus Life 101: Getting Drunk Can Get You Raped
The Daily Mail, Date-rape drug? No dear, you just had too much to drink
The New York Times, Young Women, Drinking and Rape
That young women in the U.S. probably have learned more about rape culture on Tumblr - or other places online - than in school. True? I’d be interested to hear people’s stories….
Rape culture? What rape culture?
The University of Southern California is facing a federal investigation for alleged failures by school officials and campus police to prosecute rape. In response to a Title IX complaint filed in May, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights launched the inquiry on June 26, although complainants only received notice over the weekend that the investigation had begun.