What you have seen is DNA evidence exonerate men convicted for rape when the victim or eyewitnesses made a mistake. The Innocence Project has freed a couple of men for this.
But what you usually see is people bullying rape victims out of charging their rapists. Or, as taken to extremes by the Lynnwood, WA police department, threatening a…[Read more]
GeekGirlsRule commented on the post, Quickies: Limping Ladies, UConn Settles Sexual Assault Suit, and the Use of Turbans During the Jim Crow Era, on the site Skepchick 3 years, 10 months ago
As to the first, only about 3% of rapists ever see time (you can find the stat at http://www.rainn.org).
There is one thing above many other things that are also incredibly important, that the police need to do for many of us to ever trust them again: Stop protecting bad cops. Because it’s still happening. […]
You’re also not addressing the fact that they’ve been doing this for FOUR YEARS, and it’s been fine up until now.
IF the rules had changed, shouldn’t DragonCon have let people know? The smaller conventions […]
Two comments on “I can’t read this.”/”I can’t deal with this.”
1. Considering this was in response to a blog post, why the fuck would you POST “I can’t read this?” Why would you feel the need to bring your […]
Cops are… my best friend was raped by her ex, years ago, and a female cop asked her if she was really sure she wanted to ruin that nice young man’s life like that. Even if I had grown up trusting cops (no way, […]
GeekGirlsRule commented on the post, When I Didn’t Consent. Why I reported. Why I didn’t., on the site Skepchick 4 years, 8 months ago
Hugs if you want them. My rapes didn’t really look like the narrative either.
We neither teach boys well enough to respect the sexual autonomy of others, nor do we teach girls, women and children that that […]