“Those Damn Social Justice Warriors”

I personally have not been attacked by anyone affilitated with reactionary anti-feminist movements, however I have read plenty of material by the those reactionaries, and one of their favorite phrases to throw about is "Social Justice Warrior" somehow they imagine that to be an insult, a derogatory way of demeaning what we do. And I … Continue reading “Those Damn Social Justice Warriors”

Advertisements

Consent Culture(Rape & Purity Culture, Part 4)

(This is part 4 of a series on Rape Culture, read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3) Warning: The following post discusses issues relating to sexual violence. Read at your own discretion. Enthusiastic Consent, as defined by proposed California legislation: “affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity.” Many people have criticized this and … Continue reading Consent Culture(Rape & Purity Culture, Part 4)

Why We Must Listen to Those have Survived and Those Who have Been Victimized (The Intersection of Rape Culture and Purity Culture, Part 3)

(This is part 3 of a series on Rape Culture, read Part 1, and Part 2) Warning: The following discusses rape, victimization, and dehumanization. Read at your own discretion.  The following are statistics reported by the National Crime Victimization Survey for 2010: In 2010 there were 188,380 reports of rape and/or sexual assault in the United … Continue reading Why We Must Listen to Those have Survived and Those Who have Been Victimized (The Intersection of Rape Culture and Purity Culture, Part 3)