rape culture

Rape culture and the friendzone

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I am going to start this post by including a trigger warning; this post involves many references to rape itself, rape culture and victim shaming. I will be talking about some statistics about rape in Ireland and USA. I will be outlining some of the problems of rape culture too. Keep in mind that this is not a comprehensive guide by any means. For instance, I deal mainly with victims of rape who are female and I don’t really go in to what is and isn’t consent, but you can find a great post about that here.

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The Steubenville rape case and why you should be outraged too

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I am going to start this post by including a trigger warning; this post involves many references to rape and victim shaming. It includes quotes from people supporting the rapists in the Steubenville rape case and from those blaming the victim. For my general thoughts about rape culture and the friend zone, click here

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