Major, major trigger warning if you click through to the article.
Glen Canning, father of Rehtaeh Parsons • In a new op-ed/statement published by the Huffington Post on Thursday. Parsons died on Sunday night, following a suicide attempt which is believed to have been the result of extensive post-rape bullying. Be warned, while we definitely think more people should see the grieving father’s words, you won’t find an easy read behind the source link. source (via shortformblog)
This is really sad to read, but it’s so important.
This needs to be TALKED ABOUT so young people UNDERSTAND what RAPE CULTURE is, and if they are PARTICIPATING IN IT.
Young women in this country need to stop dying. Our generation MUST acknowledged the fact that no matter how much progress women have made on paper, we are CLEARLY VALUED LESS.
Dear dudes who found their way to my feminist blog:
Please stop trying to explain to me how the used definition of “the friend zone” is “wrong” because it does not specifically represent *you*
I’ve never asked anyone to reblog anything before, and I probably won’t again. But I am now - because this matters.
The Steubenville rape victim, when offered money for her legal expenses or counselling, asked that people donated to a shelter for abused women and…
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