SAAM Links and Resources Pt 2

What Is Rape Culture?

Every two minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. A look at the cultural factors behind the statistic.

“Rape culture” is a culture in which sexual violence is considered the norm — in which people aren’t taught not to rape, but are taught not to be raped. The term was first used by feminists in the 1970s but has become popular in recent years as more survivors share their stories.

Here, a beginner’s guide to the major elements of rape culture.

Read More Here: http://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/what-is-rape-culture