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Remember That Time A Rapist Got Convicted And The Internet Threatened To Kill The Victim For It?

What happened in Steubenville was deplorable, but it is hardly an isolated incident. We need to ask ourselves what it is about our society allows for these kinds of crimes and these kinds of reactions to them — and what we can do to change it.

Remember That Time A Rapist Got Convicted And The Internet Threatened To Kill The Victim For It?

Rape culture is what happens when rapists are protected and sympathized with, instead of their victims.


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Rape culture is what happens when survivors of rape are blamed for provoking an attack, for not being "smart" enough about their choices, or for otherwise being responsible for their rape.


Jane Doe was roofied, by the way.


This is rape culture.







But you have a choice.
Ask coaches to educate their students about sexual assault.
Ask CNN to apologize for their coverage of the Steubenville trial.
Read about 10 ways you can help end rape culture.


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It takes a lot to push a career diplomat to quit their job. A diplomat's specialty, after all, is diplomacy—managing relationships between people and governments, usually with negotiation and compromise.

So when the U.S. special envoy to Haiti, whose "diplomatic experience and demonstrated interagency leadership have been honed directing several of the United States government's largest overseas programs in some of the world's most challenging, high-threat environments," decides to resign effective immediately, it means something.

Daniel Foote, who was appointed special envoy to Haiti in July of this year, explained his decision to quit in a strongly-worded letter to Secretary of State Blinken. His resignation comes in the wake of a wave of Haitian migrants arriving at the southern U.S. border and widespread reports of harsh treatment and deportations.

"I will not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees and illegal immigrants to Haiti, a country where American officials are confined to secure compounds because of the danger posed by armed gangs in control of daily life," he wrote. "Our policy approach to Haiti remains deeply flawed, and my recommendations have been ignored and dismissed, when not edited to project a narrative different from my own."

Foote went on to describe the dire conditions in Haiti:

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