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The Obligatory Steubenville Post.2

In Fleshed Out Tweets on March 20, 2013 at 10:56 am

If there is any silver lining it might be that this Steubenville thing was sort of a crowd sourced investigation & indictment.
Thank you Alexandria Goddard- she had the,foresight to grab screen shots of tweets before they were erased.
http://prinniefied.com/wp/steubenville-high-school-gang-rape-case-firs/?COLLCC=681039865

I received more than a bit of push back on my observation that this was a question of Drunks Raping a Drunk- it appears, to me, that any suggestion that in some small way a person who gets drunk and finds themselves in a jam is partially responsible is “Victim Blaming”.
http://ht.ly/jc8Rs
A semi- famous blogger even twit complained about me even bringing it up.
But then “Call Me Miss” seems to be on the same page and she is a far superior writer to me. http://callmemiss.com/2012/11/14/hiding-in-plain-sight-alcohol-and-the-suicide-of-trey-malone/

Ultimately- in some very bizarre way Mays & Richmond may have thought they were having sex with this girl…. Of course there is the unacknowledged gay aspect, sex by proxy, I suspect between any two men who fuck the same woman serially or at,the same time.

@standup2p: Booze is the elephant in this living room.What Has Been Found Guilty in Steubenville? http://t.co/B5sRoLuquT via @goodmenproject

You can’t get away with shit anymore. Ten years ago this would have been a nasty, whispered, rumor that followed Mays & Richmond for a while.

And last but not least-
These 2 knuckle headed deviants didn’t operate in a vacuum.
Where did the booze come from?
Where was it consumed?
The coaches & teachers who became aware of this were bound by law to report to the police and ultimately didn’t.

Update 3/21- I can’t say I agree with everything that she says; but will give Ms Nelson a lot of credit for defining the concept of “Rape Culture”

http://goodmenproject.com/ethics-values/so-youre-tired-of-hearing-about-rape-culture/
I’m also incredibly disappointed in the GMP Audience 15 comments on this piece and 500 on Yoga Pants

Ms Nelson’s Blog

http://rantagainsttherandom.wordpress.com/

You hit the road, during a snow storm, on bald tires.
You are running out for a bag of chips, not medicine for your ailing infant.
You wreck your car.
Is it entirely the DOT’s fault for not plowing, sanding & salting?
While you are recuperating from a broken pelvis does the knowledge that you had every right to be on the road alleviate some of the pain?

 

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