Friday, October 25, 2013

Sociologist: Westerners are now encouraged to see a rape culture 'that doesn’t exist'

“I’m concerned that when people say ‘You’re blaming the victim’ that what they’re doing is silencing a necessary discussion about what is rape and whether it is as prevalent as we now think it is,” said Tiffany Jenkins, a sociologist and cultural commentator in the United Kingdom. 
She goes so far as to say Westerners are now encouraged to see a rape culture “that doesn’t exist” — one in which men are inherently sexually violent and women must always stand on guard.
Read the whole thing here.