Everyday Victim Blaming

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What do we mean by saying ‘a brutal rape’?

If you search ‘brutal rape news’ on Google you’ll find page after page of recent news stories (if you are going to do this, even the titles are very graphic, and the litany of results one after another is pretty horrifying). I’m just wondering what it is that provokes journalists to use this adjective as more »

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