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"Rape Culture"

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So i've been seeing this "rape culture" term floating around over the last couple months, and i'm not sure what to think of it. The feminists in particular have been slinging it around seemingly more than others, while decrying on those like myself who question it. Maybe i'm naïve, but is "rape culture" really a thing? It's been proclaimed that something like half of all women will get raped by the time they finish college. Can this possibly be true? I find this highly unlikely, so much to the point when I first came across this term it had really taken me aback. My natural reaction was that this was just another media ploy to further alienate the public from itself.  Another thing I saw lately that ties into this was an article on men masturbating at woman in public, which they say is something all women have to deal with at least once a year. This is just craziness to me, and I call BS.

What do you guys think?

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Oh those feminists. Forever thinking women are creatures that are just as human as men.

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 that the vast majority of women get raped numerous times in their lives.

 

I'm curious where you read this - most of what I read touts numbers like 60% of women saying they've been sexually harassed, or one in four women have been raped or attempted rape.  Also things like one in five reporting being sexually assaulted.  These numbers come from different sources so there is variation, but the theme is true: this country has a sexual assault problem. 

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I'm curious where you read this - most of what I read touts numbers like 60% of women saying they've been sexually harassed, or one in four women have been raped or attempted rape.  Also things like one in five reporting being sexually assaulted.  These numbers come from different sources so there is variation, but the theme is true: this country has a sexual assault problem. 

 

Twas a facebook quote. Notice I fixed it though (with another probably inaccurate facebook quote, haha)

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but the theme is true: this country has a sexual assault problem. 

 

If true, I blame it on pop-culture

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If true, I blame it on pop-culture

 

So, you solved your own thread? Good for you.

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I have heard from legitimate sources that half of all women experience some sort of sexual assault by the time they finish college, but I would be very surprised by rape.

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If true, I blame it on pop-culture

 

this is a large part of what is referred to by "rape culture" I think

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So, you solved your own thread? Good for you.

 

Huh?

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