Examples of Rape Culture

Rape culture is when only 3% of rapists will serve jail time (RAINN).

Rape culture is when pages titled “Wiping makeup off your shoe after a long day of kicking sluts in the face” and “I know a silly little b*tch that needs a good slap” are allowed to be on Facebook (Huffington Post).

Rape culture is when popular songs contain lyrics that glorify date rape (Washington Post).

Rape culture is when politicians say rape is “something that God intended to happen” (CBS News).

Rape culture is when girls are told what to wear to school because their bodies are seen as distractions (The Nation).

Rape culture is when it is considered acceptable to use “rape” in the wrong context” (Huffington Post).

Rape culture is when a flier titled “Top Ten Ways to Get Away with Rape” isn’t seen as an “immediate threat” (Jezebel).

Rape culture is when a rape victim is questioned about her outfit and alcohol consumption.

Rape culture is when images like this and this exist.

Rape culture is when a girl is sexually assaulted, and instead of intervening, people choose to videotape and humiliate her (XoJane).

Rape culture is when fraternity boys chant “No means yes, yes means anal” (Care2).

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