July 30th, 2007

thinky tim

"Prostitute" does not mean "worthless"

Jeffrey McKee was convicted of raping two women, but received a lighter prison sentence because his victims were prostitutes.

Luckily, there are people in the Washington state judicial system who aren't total fuckwits.

Read the article for the full story, but here are a few notable quotes that illustrate the persistent sexism and victim-blaming in public attitudes towards sexual violence. Sure, society says, we'll protect the victims of rape - but only if you're the right kind of victim.

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x-posted to Shrub.com
yanagisawa sae

[Warmakers] Tests

Another Warmakers story, taking place during Sunday's adventure, in which Sae retrieved her fated Guardian artifact. Includes introspection regarding Sae's role as a Hero of Destiny, as well as some geeky references/foreshadowing about her class progression.

As always, thanks to irishninja for a great adventure.

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