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Believing men is not “a feminist imperative”

“The material impact of being penetrated is higher than it is for the penetrator. Men also have more physical and social power than women. As a result, women have impoverished access to meaningful sexual consent where men do not. Men’s rape of women is a cause and consequence of patriarchy. Collectively, these facts mean that men have a responsibility that is inappropriate to apply to women. This feminist analysis is why we believe rape victims.” -umlolidunno from the comments

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Recently, actor Shia LaBeouf claimed that he was “raped” while performing in an art installation. The performance was that he sat in a room in silence for 5 days, dressed in a tuxedo with a paper bag on his head, in a room supplied with “implements”. Members of the public were invited to enter the room to enjoy his inert presence. Bizarrely, it sounds like people actually went instead of just leaving Shia LaBeouf in a room on his own with a bag on his head like they should have. In an interview with Dazed Digital about his experience, Shia shared this:

One woman who came with her boyfriend, who was outside the door when this happened, whipped my legs for ten minutes and then stripped my clothing and proceeded to rape me… There were hundreds of people in line when she walked out with dishevelled hair and smudged lipstick…

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