“Stay Off His Back Even if it Breaks Yours” – Trace on Expectations and Blame
Trace at Speak to Power has a great post tying together criticism of Pat Robertson’s relationship advice, slut-shaming, young nieces, unrealistic expectations and images of women, and women’s rights. It’s good stuff. My favorite line (emphasis added):
When I covered a rape trial years ago I remember distinctly the whispers in the hallways about what the victim was wearing. I remember saying to an officer that it doesn’t matter if she was wearing latex and a ninja mask, rape is rape.