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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Blurred Lines’ from Girl Be Heard at HERE

Rape culture strikes every two minutes, when someone is sexually assaulted; then disappears in the twinkling of an eye as if nothing important has happened. The brilliance of 'Blurred Lines' is that it nets this slippery monster and pins it down with irony, satire and ridicule, all the while examining how it parades itself publicly, cloaked in the righteousness of normalcy.

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NCAA Fact or Fanatic: Athletes, Universities, and Crime – Fan Edition

This epitomizes what a "rape culture" is: sloughing off of the real issues, blaming the victim, contemptuous laughter about the victim's situation. Art Briles's reaction to the atmosphere he himself had created in the Baylor football program is as much a rape of the victims as the actual assault was. And we the fans bear as much responsibility as anyone.

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