Thats fine you can do as you will although I have harassed no one about this. I will end with this, Ok so you can be dismissive of my thoughts on this subject. However how about a little background, regardless what my comments my sound like, and no I have not been sexually assaulted, I do however have experience with… Read more
Will you hold yourself to the same standard? If someone you know punches you in the face, will you make sure never ever to tell anyone about it unless they are successfully convicted of battery? If someone robs your house or steals your car, will you hide that fact from everyone you know until the perpetrator is found… Read more
look in theory yes, victims should go to the police and the police should arrest the bad guy. in practice, that is not what happens. we have a family friend who is a cop and he basically said if u get raped don’t even bother coming in with it because a) most cops won’t believe u, b) even if they do they still have to… Read more
You are being argued with because you are refusing to simply learn and instead you’re throwing your hands up with “Oh, welp, Imma dude so I guess I can’t say anything about rape”. Out of my entire comment (and yours) all you can do is focus about what OTHER people can do. That’s the problem. Read more
Listen. How about you find your local Rape Crisis Center and see if they have outreach to schools and see if you can be trained to go out into the community and give some education on consent and rape culture awareness. It sounds like you really want to help out but you need some education and I bet once you have… Read more
What if she could out him on social media without having to go thru a fruitless and retraumatizing legal system, thus warning others about him.
No, you have multiple friends who have been raped. They just don’t want to tell you about it because they know you’ll blame them.
Reporting being raped by a romantic partner rarely has any outcome other than the victim being attacked and berated by the police. Hell, reporting being raped by a stranger with a weapon often has no outcome other than the victim being attacked and berated by the police (and in some case, charged with “false… Read more
I wish I believed that, but there are plenty of women who either won’t have heard the story, or will believe him when he says Beth and Courtney were lying/exaggerating/whatever. In a world where people marry serial killers, a few teensy rape allegations probably won’t put too much of a cramp in somebody’s dating life.
This story makes me so frustrated at the way the legal system does not work for rape victims. Shaming this guy on Twitter is therapeutic and may cost him a few gigs, but it does absolutely nothing to stop him from moving on to the next woman, and the next, and the next. I don’t blame Beth or Courtney for not going to… Read more
False allegations of rape are rare compared to the actual number of rapes. There are not “plenty” of false allegations around within the context of rapes committed. You know we do have some reliable ways to determine these numbers. Some are not as reliable do to failure to report actual rapes (Apparently, it is not an… Read more