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Facebook can’t keep turning a blind eye to the women-haters it enables
This piece contains descriptions of, and links to, extremely disturbing imagery of sexual violence from the very start. Reader discretion is strongly advised.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but what do you do after raping a deaf mute? Simple: Break her fingers so she can’t tell anyone!
That – and here I’ll apologise both for that opening and for what follows – is vile. Beyond belief that it be accepted as humour in this day and age. (Although I’ll note, in passing, that it is also staple fare for some of our supposedly “edgier” comics, who get away with such stuff because their quick-fire style means they deliver one obscenity and are on to the next before you realise what you’ve just heard).
Read More: http://www.newstatesman.com/sci-tech/2013/05/facebook-cant-keep-turning-blind-eye-women-haters-it-enables
Take ACTION: http://www.womenactionmedia.org/facebookaction/

Facebook can’t keep turning a blind eye to the women-haters it enables

This piece contains descriptions of, and links to, extremely disturbing imagery of sexual violence from the very start. Reader discretion is strongly advised.

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but what do you do after raping a deaf mute? Simple: Break her fingers so she can’t tell anyone!

That – and here I’ll apologise both for that opening and for what follows – is vile. Beyond belief that it be accepted as humour in this day and age. (Although I’ll note, in passing, that it is also staple fare for some of our supposedly “edgier” comics, who get away with such stuff because their quick-fire style means they deliver one obscenity and are on to the next before you realise what you’ve just heard).

Read More: http://www.newstatesman.com/sci-tech/2013/05/facebook-cant-keep-turning-blind-eye-women-haters-it-enables

Take ACTION: http://www.womenactionmedia.org/facebookaction/