Monthly Archives: January 2010

“Leering has an implicit threat behind it: I’m in control and can do what I want to you because I am…”

“Leering has an implicit threat behind it: I’m in control and can do what I want to you because I am stronger than you. Leering, catcalls, groping, assault, and rape are all on a spectrum of “aggressive sexual behavior.” When you see how they all are similar, you can see why they are all terrifying, and suggesting they be taken as flattering is disgusting.”

USA – 1/3rd of women in military are raped & 2/3rd sexually assaulted – The Something Awful Forums (via 3liza)