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These t-shirts feature 50 ways real women have said ‘no’ and been ignored

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50 t-shirts. 50 shades. 50 ways women have said “no” and been ignored.

Following month after month of sexual misconduct accusations around the globe, two young Australian women have launched an international campaign against harassment and abuse. 

Dubbed “50 Shades of No,” the campaign particularly targets the issue of consent, and features 50 t-shirts emblazoned with things real women have said to avoid sexual encounters.

“These 50 shirts feature real verbal and nonverbal signals real women gave in moments when they tried to say ‘no’,” reads the campaign brief. “All of which were ignored.” Read more…

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Porn site posts rape joke on Facebook, and people are enraged

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A Filipino porn site has left netizens enraged after it posted an offensive “joke” on Facebook saying “it wouldn’t be rape if you enjoy it.”

The site, RBreezy, posted the picture, which received over 1.4k likes, on its Facebook page on Saturday.

The photo caption says LOL

The photo caption says LOL

Image: End rape culture ph/facebook

It also said “LOL” in its photo caption and to “tag your rapist friends.”

Its Facebook page has since been suspended, but screenshots of its offensive post have been captured on various other pages.

“RBreezy, if this is meant to be a joke, it isn’t funny. Stop making rape trivial or funny,” said a post by Facebook group End Rape Culture PH, which has since been shared almost 5,000 times.  Read more…

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