Consent is Sexy
For my research topic is be examining rape, rape culture, what defines it, and how it should be handled in a disciplinary manner. For centuries, we let men define rape and what constitutes being raped. 1 out of every 6 women In the United States have been victim to rape, attempted rape or aggravated assault in their lifetime. When it comes to males, 1 in every 33 may be victims of rape or attempted rape. This means that 9 out of every 10 rape victims are females. The male stigma of what constitutes rape has contributed to the fact that only 1 in every 16 rapists spend a night in jail.
The biggest problem with rape and rape culture is that instead of teaching boys not to rape, we are teaching girls how not to get raped. And suddenly every girl who wears a short pair of shorts and tank top is “asking for it.” So when people fall victim to rape, we don’t take appropriate action in punishing the rapists.
This is the article you posted on the blog that gives a detailed history of rape and how men have defined it for centuries. If gives different beliefs associated with rape and how it was handles throughout history.
This website will be helpful because it gives me detailed information on rape culture and where the concept originated. It is where I found a key point noting that we live in a society where we teach girls not to get raped rather than teaching boys not to be rapists.
This website gave me a deeper understanding of what date rape is and how rape isn’t just limited to sex. It also focuses on how to be safer to avoid date rape drugs.
This website provide me with statistics that will be helpful throughout my paper. It elaborates on how many people fall victim to rape each year, how many men, and how many women. It also goes over how many rapists face jail time.
This website provided details to punishments to rapists. It also elaborates on the types of relationships the rapists usually have to the victim. It goes over the age range of most victims and what time of day their attackers struck.