|Teacher:||"Can you please tell the class why you're so late?"|
|Me:||Someone told me to go to hell|
|Me:||Couldn't find it at first|
|Me:||But now I'm here|
As Noam Chomsky once pointed out for Z Magazine, old media types from the institutional bodies like American Enterprise Institute tend to regurgitate the same ideas with a reliability that is equally impressive and infuriating. While assuring the public that rape is a terrible crime, writers like Caroline Kitchens and Heather McDonald of right-wing think tank The Manhattan Institute try to claim that feminists have blown this whole rape culture thing way out of proportion.
Apparently, many women disagree. On Tuesday there were more than 1 million responses on the #RapeCultureIsWhen hashtag started by a frustrated Zerlina Maxwell in response to these right-wing narratives.
Keep speaking up!!!!!
No sympathy for rapists, no sympathy for abusers, no sympathy for those who side with them. No excuses for their behavior, no justifications, no exceptions.
Going to church to celebrate my people crossing the red sea to freedom.
And then the 40 years after that that got REALLY weird.
Also I’m not actually Jewish, but like John Mulaney who was raised Catholic, I like to pretend to be jewish. AND if I go tonight I don’t gotta go tomorrow and you can’t beat that deal with a stick.
people knowing that i’ve cried and people seeing me cry are two different things like i don’t care if people know i’ve cried because like everybody cries but when it comes to people actually being there and seeing me cry in the moment??? no. nope. nah. no thanks. i’m good. no thank you. let’s not