#LawsMenShouldFollow: Be Consistent!

27 Sep

[Trigger warning for prostitution & sexual violence.]

#LawsMenShouldFollow is currently trending on Twitter. I went a-searching to see if others shared my take on the hashtag. And lookee what I found!

A few misconceptions:

1. That rape is simply “stupid” rather than an act of soul-crushing dehumanization used systematically and globally by males, against females.
2. That paying a prostitute is something other than tactical coercion to get a woman to “consent”.
3. That rape is about being sexually “desperate” rather than about men asserting dominance and control over women.

Now, as a humorous palette cleanser also in the vein of “men are awful hypocrites”:

Yeah! The Situation is totally correct, ya’ll. As is the juggalo who agrees with him. Dudes shouldn’t be high maintenance!

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4 Responses to “#LawsMenShouldFollow: Be Consistent!”

  1. Linda Radfem September 28, 2011 at 8:17 pm #

    Yeah rape rape is stupid because you can get arrested for it. Why not just practice the socially-approved version instead?

  2. rmott62 October 6, 2011 at 10:14 am #

    I know I should think this is just worthless – but the pain of rage and grief in my stomach makes me write.
    What has really got my goat – “Go and get a hooker for 5 bucks” – why not be more honest and say – “get a whore for one dollar, and fuck her up the arse”.
    I am sick of living in a society where “jokes” about prostitutes are utterly normalised – a few example of what prostitutes heard all the time.
    “It not rape just shoplifting.”
    “What crime ends with murder. Rape – unless it is done to a whore.”
    But it not just punters who thinks these “jokes” are acceptable, or just the sex trade profiteers – but too many of regular society. It made normal that it is impossible to rape or even do “real” physical or mental harm to a prostitute – for she is not human, just a fuck-machine.

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