A Refresher in How Not to Talk About Pre-Teen Rape Victims

It’s worthwhile taking this refresher course on rape culture in the wake of that maliciously executed New York Times story about the rape of an 11-year-old in Texas. (I can’t even think about that story without becoming enraged!) And here is a good follow-up to that first piece: “I don’t understand a culture that punishes women for the slight transgression of, like, forgetting to shave their vagina for a week but then drops their monocles and implies they deserve to be brutally raped if they fall in line and put on some mascara and a skirt.”