False rape accusations are an anomaly.
True rape accusations are a norm.
You’re, quite literally, more likely to be killed by a comet than falsely accused of rape.
Re-blog now, read later.
"Because 1 in 33 men will be raped in his lifetime, men are 82,000x more likely to be raped than falsely accused of rape. It seems many of us would do well to pay more attention to how rape culture affects us all than be paranoid about false accusers.”
all i want is to flourish and for my enemies and those who have hurt me to crash and burn
I dated this person and I feel like I just wasted the last two months of my life. What an underwhelming, frustrating, and irritating experience. That is never happening again. Can some actually interesting and cute boys with personalities come my way? And soon?
bell hooks in Communion: The Female Search for Love
I still think this quote is so important because liberal feminism often emphasizes the fact that women can have sex without equally emphasizing on the fact that women do NOT have to have sex. That in fact sex has nothing to do with who you are as a woman and as a human being.
But this message that sex is the means to liberation supports patriarchy in a similar way to how forbidding women to be sexual does. And it’s disappointing how mainstream liberal feminism participates in this mis-truth at the expense of girls and women.
I definitely wrote the writing above.
He went away from me
There’s nothing more to say
The poem ends,
Soft as it began-
I loved my friend."