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When A Drunk Girl Passes Out And A Group Of Boys Rape Her, This Is Who To Blame

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Trigger Warning: This post discusses things, including rape, which may be upsetting to some readers. Also, an embedded video discussing the event does include clips from footage of the actual incident.

When A Drunk Girl Passes Out And A Group Of Boys Rape Her, This Is Who To Blame

Upworthy has shared an excellent video in which a narrator breaks down how a horrible rape case is the result of rape culture, as opposed to an isolated, unthinkable aberration. A high school football team in Steubenville, OH raped a drunk and passed-out girl and took video and photos of it, which were distributed online.

The video below explains how society, and specifically the media and TV/film, encourage and reinforce strong, remorseless masculinity, and discourage weakness as “gay,” and how the failure of parents, teachers, and coaches to teach young men to respect women and to not be what he calls “creepy” make incidents like the one in Steubenville possible and not totally surprising. TC mark

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      Reblogged this on Be Proud to Be You and commented:
      EVERYONE should watch this video.
      Truly horrendous what happened to that poor girl, but what’s perhaps more shocking is that I’m not actually surprised by the fact that the football coach defended the boys who raped her, and I doubt that many people would be. Just highlights one of the greatest flaws of society.

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      Now this guy made a whole lot of fucking sense.

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