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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Respect Me Poll
Q. Do you think that girls who wear sexy clothes are ‘asking’ to be sexually assaulted??

Slut shaming

WHAT IS IT? This is something that happens, pretty much, just to women.  Slut Shaming is when women and girls are attacked, put down, gossiped about... 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?!

Respect Me Poll
Q. Do you think that girls make false rape claims to excuse consensual sex that they regret??

Victim Blaming

WHAT IS IT? What this one means seems pretty straight forward, pretty obvious and pretty damn horrible.  ‘I’d never blame a victim’, ‘I’d ... Read more >
Respect Me Poll
Q. Do you think killing prostitutes in Grand Theft Auto is ok??