But She Was Asking For It

  Recently I read a piece on Skepchick, an “Ask Surly Amy” blog in which the letter writer, named “Liz”, asked about a particularly awful situation she’d encountered with a male student at her university. The male student in question used the age old false argument that if a woman is falling-over drunk, or wearing a short skirt, that she is asking to be sexually assaulted. I’ve seen this argument many...

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