reflectingblue:

raakellars:

bansheeandahunter:

False rape accusations are an anomaly.

True rape accusations are a norm.

You’re, quite literally, more likely to be killed by a comet than falsely accused of rape.

Re-blog now, read later.

"Because 1 in 33 men will be raped in his lifetime, men are 82,000x more likely to be raped than falsely accused of rape. It seems many of us would do well to pay more attention to how rape culture affects us all than be paranoid about false accusers.”

You would think some people would focus the the actual rape victims and not those falsely accused…
But we know why they don’t

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idgafiamallthefandoms:

idgafiamallthefandoms:

Here’s the reason i need feminism. I went to a party not long ago with some good friends, and i met a guy who couldn’t understand i didn’t want him - he kept coming at me, saying things like: “you want it, you just don’t know it ‘till i give it to you” and “fucking whore, you’ve slept with half the men in here, it’s only fair i get some too”.  I felt imensely uncomfortable, and i tried getting away from him - i was really scared, to be honest.  I ended up with going into the kitchen to Call my parents and tell them to come and get me, when he came from behind and grabbed me hard on my breasts, telling me i DESERVED what i got. He twisted my breasts so hard i have huge bruises, both underneath and on top of my breasts; including some hard bitemarks on my arms, neck and shoulders.  A friend came and saw it, and helped me get out, but i’m still scared and uncomfortable.
I’m sick of THIS. Of men (granted, only a few) thinking they hear yes when i say no.  I need to make it clear that this happens. I could have gotten raped, if not for my friend helping me out.  And it’s scary.

I’m begging you, reblog this or do SOMETHING so people can see that this happens; the police told me it didn’t “count as sexual assault, seeing he didn’t penetrate me, and because it has been two days, they can’t do anything, because his DNA would have been washed off by now”. Please, let people know that feminism isn’t just women wanting to get a hugger paycheck, or just saying these things; IT HAPPENS ALL THE TIME AND IT HURTS AND IT IS SCARY TO BE A PART OF.

When women are attacked we have to prove much more than assault. This is assault. It is ridiculous that the police and DA’s are more willing to protect RAPISTS (and make no mistake this man will or has raped) than to attempt to even look into it.

idgafiamallthefandoms:

idgafiamallthefandoms:

Here’s the reason i need feminism. I went to a party not long ago with some good friends, and i met a guy who couldn’t understand i didn’t want him - he kept coming at me, saying things like: “you want it, you just don’t know it ‘till i give it to you” and “fucking whore, you’ve slept with half the men in here, it’s only fair i get some too”.
I felt imensely uncomfortable, and i tried getting away from him - i was really scared, to be honest.
I ended up with going into the kitchen to Call my parents and tell them to come and get me, when he came from behind and grabbed me hard on my breasts, telling me i DESERVED what i got. He twisted my breasts so hard i have huge bruises, both underneath and on top of my breasts; including some hard bitemarks on my arms, neck and shoulders.
A friend came and saw it, and helped me get out, but i’m still scared and uncomfortable.

I’m sick of THIS. Of men (granted, only a few) thinking they hear yes when i say no.
I need to make it clear that this happens. I could have gotten raped, if not for my friend helping me out.
And it’s scary.

I’m begging you, reblog this or do SOMETHING so people can see that this happens; the police told me it didn’t “count as sexual assault, seeing he didn’t penetrate me, and because it has been two days, they can’t do anything, because his DNA would have been washed off by now”.
Please, let people know that feminism isn’t just women wanting to get a hugger paycheck, or just saying these things; IT HAPPENS ALL THE TIME AND IT HURTS AND IT IS SCARY TO BE A PART OF.

When women are attacked we have to prove much more than assault. This is assault. It is ridiculous that the police and DA’s are more willing to protect RAPISTS (and make no mistake this man will or has raped) than to attempt to even look into it.

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webelieveyou:

nextyearsgirl:

Do you ever think about the fact that we live in a society where people sincerely believe that women have more to gain from claiming sex was rape than men do from claiming rape was sex?

Bless this post.

(via trashskeleton-deactivated201408)

I want them to be walking around in a public place, like a grocery store, and suddenly recognize what they did and dissolve into panicked tears. I want them to lie awake at night and spend hours replaying those scenes wishing through choking, pathetic sobs that they could change the endings. I want them to be terrified of being around the opposite sex because it might happen again. I want them to be so deeply ashamed of themselves that they truly believe their own parents would stop loving them if they really knew the truth. I want them to get the cold sweats and shakes whenever someone mentions the word “rape”.

I want them to look at other people who are happy, who have healthy and pleasurable sexual relationships, and feel broken. I want them to feel enraged whenever someone spouts off “just world” philosophy bullshit. I want them to avoid mirrors because they can’t stand to look at themselves. I want them to spend countless nights getting drunk so they’ll finally have the courage to commit suicide only to realize that they’re a coward (just like they already knew). I want them to spend 15 minutes of every hour in the handicap bathroom at work trying to calm themselves down. I want them to feel inescapable panic about half of the time they have sex for years after the fact. I want them to think about my face any time they’re feeling sexual pleasure or getting naked or masturbating and I want that image to crush any hope of arousal.

I want them to explain to a significant other, through hysterics, exactly what happened on those nights. I want them to fear being out in public because it feels like the truth of those experiences is written on their faces. I want them to spend years in therapy. I want people to tell them that their pain is not a big deal and that they should just stop thinking about those nights because honestly, what is it really helping? I want them to feel a deep, unabiding sadness when people tell women not to go out alone or drink too much or wear sexy clothing because they know it’s not going to help a damn thing.

I want them to feel like I know them better than anyone ever could because I was there, I know what they look like when they rape someone. I want them to feel like I’m inside them, all the time, mocking them for every failure, panic attack and sick day. I want them to believe that it’s always going to be like this. I want them to feel like trash, actual use-and-throw-away trash. I want them to feel angry and have no outlet for that anger except their own body. I want them to feel weak and useless. I want them to feel DEFINED by those experiences. I want them to feel like a monster.

I want them to feel like me.

Reddit user twistyrockets replying to the question
‘Among the women here who have experienced sexual assault, what fate do you wish upon your attacker?’

(http://www.reddit.com/r/AskWomen/comments/1kw53i/among_the_women_here_who_have_experienced_sexual/)

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sexologist:

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If you think a woman in a tan vinyl bra and underwear, grabbing her crotch and grinding up on a dance partner is raunchy, trashy, and offensive but you don’t think her dance partner is raunchy, trashy, or offensive as he sings a song about “blurred” lines of consent and propagating rape culture, then you may want to reevaluate your acceptance of double standards and your belief in stereotypes about how men vs. women “should” and are “allowed” to behave.


Sincerely,

Dr. Jill

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barbieandken:

My dog understands the word “No,” so how are you going to tell me teenage boys don’t know the difference between rape and consent?

(via dippingstickssunshine)

In response to the Steubenville, Ohio teen rape case, West Virginia U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld is launching a program to teach high school athletes not to post evidence of rape online.

It’s called “Project Future,” and his goal is to teach teens how to avoid getting in trouble with the law by using cell phones, cameras, and social media “responsibly.” Instead of teaching teens not to rape, the U.S. Attorney wants to teach them not to get caught.

This is rape culture at work: The very people who are in charge of enforcing our laws look at a cruel, brutal attack on a young girl and think, “If only the teens hadn’t posted photographic evidence online.”

"Project Future" (via alchemy)

This is sickening.

(via secretlifeofabbw)

(via secretlifeofabbw)

Dear men,
You don’t want women thinking you are a rapist. That is actually somewhat fair (providing you aren’t acting like one,or defending any of that behavior)
But you know who does think you are a rapist…. actual rapists. They do. Even you you are the nicest guy on the planet.
And you know what, we don’t know who they are.

coeur-de-porcelaine:

udonpoodles:

bankuei:

Looking nearly identical with opposite messages and put them up around town…

So let’s realize these folks are invested enough to a) pour money into having these printed, b) knowing that the stats indicate the PSAs reduced rape…

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