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'Rape Culture: How Our Scorn for Self-Control Drowns Out ‘No’'
Rating: 5.00


"It’s easy to look at the now-infamous Steubenville case and see a Penn State writ small — a story of rape in the social-media age. What’s harder to see in Steubenville is ourselves. Yet the moral confusion of witnesses who prevented drunk friends from driving while permitting the assault on a teenage girl too drunk to resist or consent to sex cannot be understood apart from our widespread mockery of sexual restraint."

Read more: Anna Broadway, God's Politics, Sojourners

Comments:

I'm struck by the eerie timing of this post since I just read a story of a rapper Rick Ross making light about drugging and then raping women:

http://www.whataboutourdaughters.com/waod/2013/3/25/rick-ross-raps-about-drugging-and-raping-women-genarlow-wils.html?lastPage=true&postSubmitted=true

Ross perfectly illustrates Anna Broadway's somber warning about the dangers of "sexual freedom."