Slut Shaming and Victim Blaming: What is this world coming to?!


Sad but true…

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A recent news article that I had the misfortune of stumbling across earlier today has raised a few questions in my mind about what on earth this world is coming to.
A human rights lawyer (also bear in mind that said human rights lawyer is in fact a woman) has called for the age of consent to be lowered to 13; not because teenagers are mature enough at that age to have sex, but because she thinks that old men accused of sexually abusing underage girls (or boys for that matter!) should be protected. In other words, they should have access to children under the age of consent (which is 16 here in the UK, I know it varies from place to place) without suffering legal consequences.

I’ll give you a minute to let that sink in.

This call for a change in the law has been made in the…

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Author: Mike's Film Talk

Former Actor, Former Writer, Former Journalist, USAF Veteran, http://MikesFilmTalk.com Former Member Nevada Film Critics Society

3 thoughts on “Slut Shaming and Victim Blaming: What is this world coming to?!”

  1. I left a comment over there, meant for here but that’s ok.
    This female barrister is a sick woman. For a barrister and a woman to say such rot is disgusting.
    It also has me feeling sad.

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    1. Don’t feel like the Lone Ranger, when Tash showed me the original article I almost busted a blood vessel. Then I saw her response and had to reblog it. Welcome to the British legal and human rights system.

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