Tag Archives: consent

The Problem with ‘Boys Will Be Boys’

via I Make Up Worlds: For months, every morning when my daughter was in preschool, I watched her construct an elaborate castle out of blocks, colorful plastic discs, bits of rope, ribbons and feathers, only to have the same little boy gleefully destroy it within seconds of its completion. No matter how many times he did […]

Consent: For the Rape Apologists

via Finding My Virginity: Consent: For the Rape Apologists. It’s time for this country to create a conversation about a bizarrely controversial topic.   I’m talking about consent.   For whatever reason, we’re still stuck in this backwards culture of victim-blaming. Then, when I have the “gall” to point out how fucked up victim-blaming is, rape […]