Rape Culture

Rape culture is just that – a culture, so it is hard to explain in just a few words (lucky there is a heap of info below to help you get your head around it. Like any culture, it is built of ideas, values, language, behaviours and ‘norms’ that have a way of sneaking into your everyday life. The crappy thing though is that Rape culture is a culture that creates impossible ‘rules’ about how to think and act like a ‘real’ man or a ‘real’ woman; it assumes that sexual violence is inevitable and can silence people who try to challenge any of this.


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Q. Do you think girls who wear short shorts are sluts??

Sexualisation of Children

WHAT IS IT? Sexualisation is a big word to describe something that we see so often we might not even recognise it. It is when children who are und... Read more >

The problem with Ken and Barbie

WHAT'S WRONG WITH KEN AND BARBIE? The problem with Ken and Barbie is much bigger than these two dolls.  We are actually talking about gender stereot... Read more >

Asking to be raped? Really?!

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Q. Have you ever referred to a girl as a slut??

Pornification...?

WHAT IS IT? Sounds like a made up word, hey?  It is!  Because this whole ‘pornification’ thing is a new phenomenon, a new word had to be create... Read more >
Respect Me Poll
Q. Have you ever heard people excusing sexual harassment by saying something like, “Boys will be boys”??