I can't believe this is still so prevelant in today's society!! What the fuck is wrong with people?? And this attitude came from a woman!!!
I honestly couldn't believe the bullshit that came from her fingertips!! Victims fault for wearing a short skirt. For being in the wrong place. WTF!?!? Are you REALLY that ignorant??? I really want this person (and they know who they are) to explain how the victim was at fault in the following situations:
-- little girl/boy is taken from their yard and brutally raped ... they were wearing shorts and a t-shirt.
-- elderly woman walking down the street after dark ... she is wearing a skirt, caridgan, high collar blouse, carrying a purse and a small bag of groceries ... she is dragged into the alley and raped repeatedly.
-- Muslim woman wearing full cover is sweeping her front porch ... she is dragged back into her home and raped repeatedly for hours.
-- teenager working in a pizza joint, closing up ... pants and t-shirt.
-- young woman comes out of a night club with her friends ... girls night out ... she's wearing heels, short skirt and sleeveless top ... she's walking to her car ... she is attacked and raped
So what exactly did these people do to deserve to be brutally assaulted???
NO ONE, and I repeat NO ONE deserves to be raped. Do you even grasp that rape IS NOT about sex? It is about control!! Control of someone weaker than the attacker.
One final question ... what needs to be done to get rid of this arcane and incredibly harmful attitude towards the victims of rape? As long as the "blame the victim" idea is still there, women will not report their rapes.
This really bears repeating one more time IT IS NOT THE VICTIMS FAULT FOR BEING RAPED!!!Answer Question
Answer by butterflyblue19 at 12:37 PM on Aug. 29, 2012
Answer by theMOMmission at 12:39 PM on Aug. 29, 2012
Answer by dullscissors at 12:41 PM on Aug. 29, 2012
Answer by butterflyblue19 at 12:46 PM on Aug. 29, 2012
Correct me if I am wrong, Spirited, but I think it is in reference to my post. I would have kept it open longer but had kind of a family friend emergency and didn't want to deal with moderating, her ignorance, and my family situation.
Answer by theMOMmission at 12:47 PM on Aug. 29, 2012
Answer by Moseley at 12:50 PM on Aug. 29, 2012
Answer by figaro8895 at 12:53 PM on Aug. 29, 2012
Answer by Anonymous at 12:53 PM on Aug. 29, 2012
Answer by LostSoul88 at 12:56 PM on Aug. 29, 2012