understanding rape culture
Videos and graphics from The Lesson
Explaining rape culture to the devil
Let's Talk Porn
Discusses the ways in which porn can perpetuate rape culture
How is this an example of rape culture?
Resources to Learn More
Understanding Rape Culture and Examples
Victims Blaming, Myths, and Doubting Survivors
Pornography and Sexual Violence
Ending Rape Culture
These are two letters from survivors of sexual violence that highlight the prevalence and the consequences of rape culture.
Stronger Together - a letter published in The Harvard Crimson by members of the Harvard women's soccer team who were targeted in a sexual "scouting report" by the Harvard men's soccer team. A powerful read about "locker room talk."
Chanel Miller's Victim Impact Statement - (Content Warning: this contains graphic details of sexual assault. Please read at your discretion). Chanel Miller is the survivor of a sexual assault that took place at Stanford University and garnered a lot of media attention. This is the impact statement that was published after the trial. It highlights key elements of rape culture and their devastating consequences.
Chanel Miller also published a fantastic book that explores these topics more - Know My Name