Tag Archives: apologism

Your Rape Jokes Bore Me

From Tess Rafferty: When I hear a rape joke, I have a range of reactions. Sometimes it’s been laughter. Sometimes I’ve felt a weary indignation. After a year of women being a political punching bag and the “rape is OK” culture of places like Steubenville, it’s at times just one more reminder of how we’re being […]

Domestic Violence Permission Slips

via Kitsch-Slapped: We, as a society, give many permission slips to abusers, excusing their abuse, violence & control with claims of “understandable stressors.” Perhaps no category of these permission slips is larger, more pervasive, than the economical permission slips. Since society is made up of individuals, this is not surprising to me; I’ve seen the permission slips […]