Sunday, April 10, 2016

Rape culture? What Happens When a Feminist’s Son is Accused of Rape?

I am a feminist. I have marched at the barricades, subscribed to Ms. magazine, and knocked on many a door in support of progressive candidates committed to women’s rights. Until a month ago, I would have expressed unqualified support for Title IX and for the Violence Against Women Act.

But that was before my son, a senior at a small liberal-arts college in New England, was charged—by an ex-girlfriend—with alleged acts of “nonconsensual sex” that supposedly occurred during the course of their relationship a few years earlier.

What followed was a nightmare—a fall through Alice’s looking-glass into a world that I could not possibly have believed existed, least of all behind the ivy-covered walls thought to protect an ostensible dedication to enlightenment and intellectual betterment.

It began with a text of desperation. “CALL ME. URGENT. NOW.”

That was how my son informed me that not only had charges been brought against him but that he was ordered to appear to answer these allegations in a matter of days. There was no preliminary inquiry on the part of anyone at the school into these accusations about behavior alleged to have taken place a few years earlier, no consideration of the possibility that jealousy or revenge might be motivating a spurned young ex-lover to lash out. Worst of all, my son would not be afforded a presumption of ...
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  1. She wants what? Sympathy, empathy, help? She wrote the ticket, without any more forethought that is being afforded her son. How many people has she helped destroy through her socialist (feminist) involvement. And yet, all while supporting "men" like the Kennedys. I honestly hope, since she was involved in the maleducation of her son, that he end up working manual labor jobs for the rest of his life, and blacklisted from any chance at a "better life". I hope she goes bankrupt trying to save him, and is likewise thrown out of her witches' circles and not allowed into proper circles. I have nothing but contempt for her and her brood. She got what she gave. All good.

  2. As Milo says - Feminism is Cancer

  3. This is a three year old story!

    However, to put it bluntly, you and your ilk shit in the college experience bed for men, now you have to live in it.