Why rape jokes are disgusting.(Watchers: Rant inbound.)Why rape jokes are disgusting.2 years ago in Literature Features More Like This
I'm writing all this down in a Journal entry so I don't have to flip out and repeat myself every time some idiot makes a rape joke.
It says a lot when something like this is even necessary.
Trigger warnings: Rape (inc. -culture, -apology). If I have misrepresented anything in the following Journal, I apologise. If anyone has anything to add, feel free to comment.
"Rape isn't about uncontrollable sexual desire. You only have to listen in on a Call of Duty game to see that. When that kid crows, "I raped you!", he's not calling the other guy sexy; he's saying he defeated him, dominated him, humiliated him. That's what rape is about, and that should scare you."
"The rape joke is that you were eight.
The rape joke is that at the time,
you didn’t know people
Sherlock- BoxJohn blinked at the box in the middle of the floor. It was fresh, new. The label on the side was addressed to Speedy's café, so John knew it wasn't originally meant to be in the flat. Mrs. Hudson wouldn't randomly leave a box in the middle of the floor, and John definitely hadn't had anything to do with it, so that left Sherlock.Sherlock- Box3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
As far as things Sherlock brought back to the apartment, a cardboard box was mundane, at best. That was part of what worried John. He moved to examine the box, speculating as to what could be inside.
The first thing that he noted was that it was upside down. The bottom of the box, which was now the top, was still sealed with packing tape. Closer examination showed that the tape across the top of the box (now tucked underneath) had been peeled off, so the only opening was at the bottom. This also meant that it had been opened, which reduced the fear that Sherlock was stealing a café's mail.
With a huff, John plopped down in his chair, staring at the b