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Fun-Loving White Girls Just Asking to Be Raped (TW)

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The media’s interest in rape culture these days (and, well, forever) seems to rest solely with young women’s behavior. (Rapist? What rapist?) What’s particularly telling is the pictures these outlets choose to accompany their articles - young white women partying, sometimes their heads cut out of the picture (for full dehumanization action!). Simultaneously shows who the media is most interested in, and who our culture is most interested in protecting the “virtue” of.

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Bloomberg NewsCampus Life 101: Getting Drunk Can Get You Raped

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The Daily Mail, Date-rape drug? No dear, you just had too much to drink

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The New York Times, Young Women, Drinking and Rape

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