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Sex Offenders Banned From Internet?

Trigger warning for discussion of rape and mention of domestic violence and child abuse. The title of this AlterNet article is New Laws Banning Sex Offenders From Social Networks and Online Gaming May Go Too Far. …Really. Never would have … Continue reading

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Virginity Loss and Teenage Boys

TW for brief mentions of rape. The CDC has recently released some interesting information about how teenagers lose their virginities, so it is time for a Ozy Reads A Bunch Of Stats and Comments On Them post! It’s been way … Continue reading

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Fuck Gawker Media

Trigger warning for rape apologism. From Gawker and Jezebel we have a horrific story of a woman who, after a consensual hookup, held a man prisoner in her apartment and forced him to have sex with her multiple times. Thankfully, the man … Continue reading

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The Knight/Beast Dichotomy

Trigger warning for rape.  A fascinating article at Sociology in Focus describes the male equivalent of the virgin/whore dichotomy: the protector/rapist dichotomy. Women in our society get classified as either virgins or whores– that is, as pure and perfect wife-and-mother-material … Continue reading

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Private Practice First Show On Television to Have a Male Military Survivor of Rape

Trigger warning for rape and spoilers for the February 2nd episode of Private Practice.  The hospital drama Private Practice has broken new ground for the representation of male survivors on television: they are the very first show on television to … Continue reading

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Rape News Roundup

Trigger warning for discussion of rape. There’s been a lot of information about the rape of men crossing my desktop lately, so I felt I’d just post them all.

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Rick Santorum Is Full Of Santorum

In his latest attempt to double down on his right-wing-religious-asshole bet, Rick Santorum has clarified his position on abortion in cases of rape: rape’s bad, but if you get pregnant from it, hey, free baby! Who’d want to turn that … Continue reading

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