After she said that, she looked over towards me and I smiled at her, and said, “why isn’t it acceptable? Isn’t that what this whole walk is about? Or are you just a hypocrite?”. She at least had the decency to look embarrassed.
While it is a terrible thing for a young woman to see her rapist escape without punishment, it is an even more terrible thing to hold a young man responsible for a rape he didn’t commit. The chances of the school making a mistake and doing exactly that — holding a young man responsible for a rape he didn’t commit — have just skyrocketed with the Education Department’s April 4 directive.
Paid speakers travel from college to college with slick PowerPoint presentations to shame Freshman men who would never dream of raping a woman into believing masculinity is inherently flawed, and that fantasizing about a hot classmate in Economics 101 is “rape lite.”
One boy is dead, and a father was imprisoned after a racially charged trial that divided a city. But the girl, apparently, escaped unscathed.
Sometimes there is nothing an innocent guy can do to avoid a false rape claim. Sometimes he is just in the wrong place at the wrong time. But a significant number of false rape claims can be avoided by exercising caution and staying clear of situations where the likelihood of a false rape claim is enhanced. When it comes …
Read that again. It’s not hyperbole. Under the plan proposed by some Swedish legal experts, once a woman cries “rape,” the accused male would be sent away to prison for many years unless he could prove consent.