Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Men, stop talking about rape! Please!

First it was Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin, then it was Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, and then it was Colorado state representative Joe Salazar.  All men, all talking about rape, all making complete fools of themselves—and deservedly so; why men think they need to be talking authoritatively about rape is reprehensible.  To me, it represents that last vestiges of patriarchalism dying its long, slow, and painful death. So, being that I’m a man, I’m going to shut up and let women speak.

Here’s some of what they have to say for themselves…

Read a few of these, read all of them, and if you’re  a guy, let’s just shut up and listen.

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