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.


I want to see

Respect Me Poll
Q. Do you believe that women ever ‘ask’ or deserve to be raped??

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 >

Don’t box me in

Respect Me Poll
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. Do you think it’s normal for guys to hook up whenever they get the chance??