I’m appreciative that young men [like the ones who created the “anti-rape” nail polish] want to curb sexual assault, but anything that puts the onus on women to “discreetly” keep from being raped misses the point. We should be trying to stop rape, not just individually avoid it.

If it were truly that simple, previous iterations of this same concept would have worked. Remember “anti-rape underwear”? Or the truly terrifying “Rapex” – a female condom that would insert tiny hooks into an assailant’s penis? You can’t really expect women to wear modern chastity belts or a real-life vagina dentata in order to be safe. That’s not trying to stop rape - it’s essentially arguing that some people getting raped is inevitable.

Even if a woman were to wear special nail polish or anti-rape underwear, or if she listens to common – but misplaced – advice about not getting drunk and always walking home in a group, all she’s supposedly ensuring is that she won’t be attacked. (And even then it’s not real security, because women who do all the “right” things get raped too) What about the girl at the same party who decided to have a few drinks that night? “So long as it isn’t me” isn’t an effective strategy to end rape.

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sisters. enemies. a s s a s s i n s.
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sisters. enemies. a s s a s s i n s.
nebulagamoras:

sisters. enemies. a s s a s s i n s.
nebulagamoras:

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nebulagamoras:

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nursejoy:

me when i’m not ok but I don’t want people to worry about me

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nintendo-blisters:

It’s finally happening. Donald Glover is Miles Morales as Spider-Man.
nintendo-blisters:

It’s finally happening. Donald Glover is Miles Morales as Spider-Man.
nintendo-blisters:

It’s finally happening. Donald Glover is Miles Morales as Spider-Man.
nintendo-blisters:

It’s finally happening. Donald Glover is Miles Morales as Spider-Man.
nintendo-blisters:

It’s finally happening. Donald Glover is Miles Morales as Spider-Man.
nintendo-blisters:

It’s finally happening. Donald Glover is Miles Morales as Spider-Man.

2headedsnake:

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madelinebestesart:

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peekachiu:

i’m actually very pretty if you close your eyes

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fotent:

Attilio Pratella  -Il ponte della Maddalena 

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the-pietriarchy:

why are there so many “romantic” black and white gifs of tate from american horror story that aint right did you guys pay any attention to that show at all

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