rape culture

Introducing a technology that has the potential of giving one partner the utmost pleasure, without any concern for the consent or comfort of the other partner, could have serious impacts for real world couples.

In nominating Casey Affleck, the Academy is blatantly choosing to ignore the mistreatment of women. In fact they are choosing to represent him and the many other men whose careers come before basic human rights.

Some consensual fun I had with friends is being compared to the sexual violence committed by Donald Trump, all because La Rotonde believes it has a right to report on the sexual activities of its students, and not real issues that they face.

In case you haven’t heard the news, most cases of campus sexual harassment are committed by university professors. At least, this is the allegation levelled by Angelina Chapin in her Ottawa Citizen op-ed titled “Universities need to focus on harassment, not just on sex assault.”

The term culture is in no way controversial; it is just a word that denotes customs, traditions, and beliefs held by a sub-population. However, when someone specifies “rape culture,” many become defensive or simply incredulous, even to the point of denying its existence.

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