Over at the Washington Post, a supremely out of touch article by conservative columnist George F. Will makes the infuriating claim that victims of sexual assault enjoy “a coveted status that confers privileges.” His logic suggests that because of a supposed liberal plot to bestow some sort of benefit on rape survivors “victims proliferate.”
Of all the tone-deaf rape-denying arguments we’ve heard, this one might take the cake.
So honored my hashtag took off! It just started as a way to vent about how college rape has changed my life forever (and not in a good way).
Because you know who’s an authority on surviving rape? An old white guy.
Fuck you, George Will.
"White men make up approximately 36% of the population, but commit 75% of mass shootings. What would be called terrorism by any other skin tone is suddenly some mysterious unnamed disease. We as a society are perfectly happy to further stigmatize mentally ill people, who are far more likely to be victims of violence than commit violence, in the service of protecting white supremacy and male entitlement."- (via shitrichcollegekidssay)
Even though being a camera isn’t its main function, the iPhone has managed to get an entire photography competition dedicated to it!
This year’s iPhone Photography Awards were announced today and the winning entries are stunning. Check out the entire gallery below!
via The Verge
"I’m just simply baffled by the idea that people can be without shelter in a country, and then be treated as criminals for being without shelter"-
Sir Nigel Rodley, human rights lawyer and UN committee chairmanpolicymic)