marital rape

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The Christian website BiblicalGenderRoles.com, which espouses all sorts of ass-backwards, sexist, paternalistic garbage advice, has published a piece telling husbands that they “should not tolerate” their wives’ refusal to have sex. Columnist Larry Solomon insists that coercing women into having sex is for their own good, and that wives who don’t enjoy sex with their husbands “should fake it… READ MORE »


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Plus, did you know that marital rape was legal in the United States through the mid-80s? No wonder Donald Trump is still stuck in that decade… READ MORE »


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Did Donald Trump rape his ex-wife Ivana? READ MORE »


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“Marital privilege” sounds more pleasant than what it actually refers to: exemptions written into state laws that treat marital rape differently than the rape of someone other than the perpetrator’s spouse. And while RAINN notes that marital rape has technically been illegal in all 50 states and DC since 1993, these marital privilege clauses still… READ MORE »


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At the center of any discussion about rape is the issue of consent. Did both (or more) parties involved consent to having sex? Was consent given under the influence of drugs or alcohol? Could both people actually give consent or was their ability impaired because of drugs, or alcohol, or, you know,… READ MORE »


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“That is so awful. That word is like so disgusting to me. That’s horrible. It’s just about the playfulness, about teasing, it’s about ‘hmmm, no, I don’t want it tonight’ but he’s going to take it. It’s about being aggressive and trying new things in the bedroom. It’s not about, ‘hey, I have a headache,… READ MORE »


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Sarah Palin. Remember her? Despite Levi Johnston’s TV talk show circuit tour having ended, the Alaska governor is still under the microscope. Wayne Anthony Ross, Palin’s nominee for Alaska’s state attorney general, is facing accusations of supporting marital rape. Leah Burton, a veteran lobbyist on children’s issues and domestic violence, told the Alaska State Judiciary… READ MORE »