Mixed Messages

I find myself having to tell people that deciding someone deserves prison rape isn’t acceptable. Either rape is an acceptable punishment for people, or it’s not. You can’t say SOME rape is okay, and even just, while saying that some rape is not. When you make a joke about “Bubba” in prison, you’re saying that you’re okay with rape.

Damn near all the police shows make this joke at some point or another. And we wonder why we have a problem getting people to understand rape is wrong. Because we still act as though it’s something you can DESERVE.

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