[Content Note: Rape culture.]
This is an actual fucking article authored by former EPSN vice president Roxanne Jones and printed at CNN in the year of our lord Jesus Jones two thousand and thirteen: "Young men, get a 'yes' text before sex."
Which actually posits that a text message can verify consent, as though it's not possible to ask "Do you want to have sex with me?" followed by a series of any other conceivable questions that might elicit a yes, and then delete the interceding messages to make the "yes" look like a direct reply, irrespective of what the actual reply was.
And actually concludes with this fucking paragraph: "Nobody wants to be a stupid girl. It's time for us girls to smarten up. And it's time for guys to understand—when a girl is way drunk, it doesn't make it open season on her. In fact, it's just the opposite: If she's falling down drunk, stay away, far away."
Stay far away, because we all "know the type—the party girls, the girls who thrive on attention. The girls who will do anything to get a guy to notice them," and then falsely accuse good boys of rape.
Nobody wants to be a stupid girl. It's time for us girls to smarten up. Ms. Jones, I was not raped because I am stupid. I was raped because I had the misfortune of being in the presence of a rapist who was determined to rape me. Fuck off.
[H/T to Jess.]
Posted by Melissa McEwan at Wednesday, November 27, 2013