Category Archives: rape culture

Everything I know about the world I learned from the NFL

That’s not exactly true but the NFL is a very nice sandbox to illustrate a bunch of social (including economic) issues. Playing in the NFL is a rather risky job – most players are subjected to harsh physical contact, and … Continue reading

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Steubenville, “those poor boys”, and feeling sad for the consequences of actions

So, the rapist football players of Steubenville have been sentenced to not very harsh sentences (because they’re juvenile delinquents), and CNN went and illustrated everyday rape culture perfectly: Incredibly difficult, even for an outsider like me, to watch what happened … Continue reading

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