The high taboo towards male rape victims, and validating their rapist are things that should not be happening in this modern day society. It shouldn’t matter your gender, age, race, or sexuality you should be able to receive help, and have resources accessible to you if you have gone through something such as sexual assault. You shouldn’t have to fear coming out and standing up against your rapist, you shouldn’t have to wonder if people will believe you if you try to talk about what happened. Males can be victims and deserve to at least be given so much as to be recognized as such if something that damaging and emotionally ruining event or events happens to them. More information and resources need to be widely available not only to those who were raped as males but everyone.
Rape culture has also changed the meaning of “no”, which in this society can mean “maybe” or “try harder” leaving both people wondering whether consent was actually given. The miscommunications and the ideals that are being taught about rape have led to the many problems that are caused in rape culture today. Heben Nigatu, Jessica Testa, and Ryan Broderick did a good job with their argument based on the pathos, however could have given better logos than what was used in this article. The BuzzFeed staff did a nice job appealing to angry emotions to relate their audience. They did this with their explainer from Shakesville who enlightens readers that rape culture is when women have to change their habits to protect themselves from rape because it is a woman’s fault if she in fact is assaulted.
Cases like the Larry Nassar case, the Harvey Weinstein case, and the Brock Turner case are just some examples of sexual assault that our society is fighting today. Sexual Assault Importance Why should anyone be worried about sexual assault? It’s not affecting them, right? Wrong. If you are a friend of the victim, you might notice that they don’t act the same anymore.
People don’t have enough knowledge to know that no one should have the right to sexually harass anyone. Even though one person have been educated to never sexually abuse anyone, they still don’t stop and think about all the consequences they will have and the self-blame, depression the victim will have to bear on their shoulders. There are 3 steps to stop sexual violence upon one another, 1. Think before committing an act of sexual violence, put an end to sexual assault and sexual abuse. 2.
“Red Flag” emerged from her conversation with four other women about menstruation and how it is a taboo issue that was never discussed in art or literature. Menstruation is still is a taboo subject, an ignored mark of “otherness” suggesting the inadequacy in women. It is a natural bodily substance and bodily process women go through, so why could it not be discussed with admiration in art? The fetishization of women is acceptable in our society but this image a natural, everyday act is considered obscene and offensive. Red Flag rejects the normative patterns of domination and submission in our social order; women are no longer hiding behind the conventional, yet restricting, veil of
I personally have never even heard of misogynism being a required trait for a rapist ( Who obviously has to be male). Feminists act as if young boys don’t experience sexual assault either. Feminists act entitled to rights that even men don’t have, and “speak for women” as if they know the wants and
Emily Brent was taking care of a young girl who got pregnant before marriage, which is against what Emily believes in so she kicked her out of her home, which then the young girl drowned herself. This is an awful situation, but Emily did not plan on having the girl kill herself, she didn't plan on it at all like Thomas did. Emily thought what the girl had done was wrong and she had the right to make her leave the home, it may be cruel but it doesn't deserve a punishment as severe as death. Thomas Rogers, on the other hand, does need that punishment because nothing has happened yet. ¨There was never a word against us.
It is a touchy topic and showed be talked about as so. If a woman did not want the action, then therefore she is not responsible for the outcomes. Her decisions to deal with the situation should not be questioned. Rape can destroy a woman mentally and should not be forced to hold her attacker's child. A woman is usually pregnant for about nine months and the phycological effect it can have on a woman carry her rapist child can be a hardship nobody should be forced to bear.
Under a pretext that a women should focus her beauty on internal matters, she is not allowed to be dressed in a particular way whole. The female adultery is condemned (Rom 7: 3) but nothing is said about a similar behavior on the part of the husband. Same situation for widowhood where no requirements are leveled at the widower while the widow is for the worship of his God (1 Tim 5: 5-7). To emphasize pn the contradiction that women should focus on internal beauty when in the meantime she is not allowed to speak, hence never having an opportunity to show her inner beauty. "Let your women keep silence in the assemblies it there is not allowed to talk about it, she must comply as required by law.
When the Republic of Gilead is in progress of being created, the women were brainwashed to believe they are a problem in our world. Offred explains how a young girl told the story of her being raped in her childhood. An Aunt, the ones who help raise and teach the Handmaids the new role in life, ask the girl a unbelievable question. Then, the Aunt ask “But whose fault was it?” In a normal society the answer will always be the rapist; however, in the Republic of Gilead, it is the girl’s fault. Rape is never caused by the victim, no matter their appearance.