9 posts tagged rape
With Republicans showing no sign of slowing down their say-something-stupid-about-rape spree, I thought we should take a moment to remember the OG asshole in this category: South Dakota’s Bill Napoli. Go to 3:20 for his explanation on who “deserves” an abortion. (Hint: sodomized religious virgins.)
Rape is as American as apple pie—until we own that, nothing will change.
Greg Kelly, son of NYC police commissioner Raymond Kelly and co-host of “Good Day New York” on Fox 5, is being investigated for sexually assaulting a woman. Yet the headline that just came up in my news feed was this:
The media needs to call sexual assault what it is. When headlines continually conflate rape and sexual assault with ‘sex’, they contribute to a culture that ignores, and even condones, sexual violence.
UPDATE: Look at this! Good on them.