RAPE CULTURE IS

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    Saying/Thinking She Asked For It
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    Saying/Thinking Boys Will Be Boys
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    Laughing At Rape Jokes
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    Laughing At Aggressive Jokes Against Another Person
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    Shrugging Off Another's Inappropriate Sexual Behavior
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    Spouting False Rape Statistics
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    Calling The Victims Mental State Out
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    Bringing The Victims Past Up
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    Thinking That The Victim Had Ulterior Motives
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    TV Shows And Movies That Include Gratuitous Gendered Violence
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    Toxic Masculinity
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    "Manhood" = Sexually Aggressive + Dominant
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    "Womanhood" = Sexually Passive + Submissive
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    Assuming Victims Are Whores
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    Assuming That Men Don't Get Raped
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    Assuming That Sex Workers Can't Be Raped
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    Assuming Transgender People Are Trying To Dupe You
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    Straight Up Not Believing The Victim
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    Being More Concerned With The Rapists Smeared Reputation
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    Having Women Take Self defense Classes
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    Placing The Onus Of Avoiding Rape On The Victim
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    Using Language That Objectifies And Degrades A Person
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    Keeping Quiet When Some Makes An Offensive Joke Or Trivializes Rape
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    Supporting Frat Culture
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    Listening Music That Mocks Consent
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    The Good Ol' Boys Club
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    Parents Who'd Rather Blame Another Teenager's Overt Sexuality Rather Than Talking About Respect And Consent With Their Child
    I'm talking about selfies here
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    Companies Selling Car Decals That Show A Woman Bound And Gagged To Promote Their Business
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    Schools Making Dress Codes That Target Young Women's Attire
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    Journalist Wrongly Substituting "Sex" For "Rape"
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    Police Or People In Position Of Power Not Taking A Victim Seriously
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    The Victimization Of Our Most Vulnerable Communities By The People Who Are There To Protect Them
    Disabled, Mentally Ill, Elderly, Prisoners
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    Using Social Media As A Platform To Expound About Ways In Which To Demoralize, Harm Another
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    Hashtags Being Made To Support An Accused Rapist And To Blame The Victim
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    Assuming That False Rape Reporting Is Higher Than It Actually Is
    2-8% Which Is On Par With Grand Theft Auto
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    That Women, Gender Non-Conforming and Femme People Feel Unsafe Walking Streets At Night
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    That Women, Gender Non-Confirming And Femme People Are Harassed On A Daily Basis Just For Walking Down The Street
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    Ignoring A Celebrity's Sexual Assault Record
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    Defending And Supporting An Abusive Celebrity
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    Pornography That Perpetuates The Objectification Of Women
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    When Adults Are Counting Down To Teenagers Eighteenth Birthday
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    Thinking A Young Man Is Lucky To Have Been Taken Advantage Of By An Older Woman
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    Rapists Rarely Getting Prosecuted
    3% Face Jail Time
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    Not Knowing Or Understanding What Rape Is
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    Not Believing In Rape Culture
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    When You Consent To Drinking, Others Assume You Consented To Everything Else
    Zerlina Maxwell Tweet
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    Thinking That Only Strangers Rape
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    When A Person Speaks Publicly About Their Rape, They Receive Rape And Death Threats
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    When An Adult Tells A Young Girl That When A Boys Is Mean/Violent Towards Them It Means They Like Them
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    When Being Unconscious Equals Consent