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1. Male rape is a taboo subject for reasons similar to female rape. Men are expected to be tough and, therefore, able to fight off male rapists. Heterosexual men are supposed to want sex all the time and, therefore, a woman raping a man just sounds ridiculous. He got to have sex, didn't he? And 'kinky' sex, on top of that. What's he complaining about?

2. Survivors being empowered and changing rape culture

2.1. sharing experiences through trauma

2.2. Creating movements through this trauma

2.3. through this empowerment change starts to happen

3. Meaning of rape culture

3.1. term coined in the 1970s

3.2. It was designed to show the ways in which society blamed victims of sexual assault and normalized male sexual violence.

3.3. A rape culture is a complex of beliefs that encourages male sexual aggression and supports violence against women. It is a society where violence is seen as sexy and sexuality as violent. In a rape culture, women perceive a continuum of threatened violence that ranges from sexual remarks to sexual touching to rape itself. A rape culture condones physical and emotional terrorism against women as the norm.

4. Who is adding to this idea?

4.1. News Media

4.2. Like CNN, ABC News, NBC News, USA Today

4.3. Music

4.4. Tyler the Creator-Blow If you wanted a date, don't come Now you gotta make it easy for me don't run You call this shit kids, well I call these kids cum And you call this shit rape but I think that rape's fun

4.5. Medicine Man-Eminem Ain’t no one safe from, non-believers there ain’t none. I even make the bitch I rape cum.

4.6. TV Shows

4.7. Game of Thrones, Law and Order: SVU, Mad Men, Speak, The perks of being a Wallflower, Wedding Crashers, Pulp Fiction

5. Men get raped too.

5.1. Men are taught that they can't be raped because they are stronger than women.

5.1.1. They can't be raped because it's a taboo.


6.1. A statement that needs to be wide speard

7. Change that is happening

7.1. Others that realize whats going on in our society:

7.2. Hannah Brancato: Monument Quilt

7.3. Yoko Ono: Cut Piece

7.4. Melissa McEwan, the founder of the political and cultural group blog Shakesville

7.5. Empowering Musicians

7.6. Braids

7.6.1. Empress of

7.7. Authors shedding light on Rape Culture

7.8. Emilie Buchwald

7.8.1. Kate Harding

8. What I want to do about it!

8.1. Collect survivors stories

8.2. Make them feel the empowerment that they deserve

8.3. Make music to inspire the masses!

8.4. GOAL: Get survivors to inspire other survivors and help the silenced speak up! END RAPE CULTURE