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“Stay Off His Back Even if it Breaks Yours” – Trace on Expectations and Blame

June 16, 2010
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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.

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  1. June 17, 2010 11:11 am

    I’m glad you liked it. Thanks for the link love!

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