Stop using rape to sell political messages

May 3, 2015

Trigger Warning: Rape and Sexual Assault

Recently, “the Australian Vaccination Skeptics Network released an advertisement comparing the ‘FORCED PENETRATION’ of inoculation with rape. The black and white image was of a woman staring fearfully down the lens of the camera, a man’s hand clenched over her mouth and his head bent threateningly close to her ear.

This sort of politically-charged referencing to rape, or threats of rape, is nothing new.”

Read the rest of the article from Women’s Agenda.

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