How many headlines have you seen altered by Twitter users when newspapers and websites describe victims of rape as ‘drunk’? Is this relevant? Is it victim-blaming? Is it about… Read more “RAPE: she was drunk so he’s not REALLY a rapist, right?”
It has become depressingly normal for women to face scrutiny after falling victim to a crime. It has become mundane for women to be taught by parents, with the best intentions, to ensure that in order for men to behave we must send out the correct signals.