Posts Tagged ‘booze’

Sexist Comments of the Week: Do Drunk Girls Deserve to Get Raped?

Last week, I wrote about some disturbing Internet comments posted in the wake of the Richmond gang rape that blamed the victim for drinking alcohol. The post inspired some really positive responses . . . and more disturbing Internet comments.
Alex makes the case for victim-blaming—at least girls will now know "the possible consequences of decisions." [...]

Sexist Beatdown: Date Rape Drugs And A Couple of Beers

Earlier this week, we looked at the popular fear of date rape drugs, and how that fear helps distract us from acquaintance rapes that involve willingly ingested substances, like beer. Beer, you say? In this edition of Sexist Beatdown, Sady Doyle of Tiger Beatdown and I talk booze—the most common date-rape drug, the cause of [...]

Date Rape Anthem: Asher Roth’s “I Love College”

Date Rape Anthem: Asher Roth's "I Love College"
Relevant Lyrics:
I can't tell you what I learned from school but
I could tell you a story or two, um
Yeah, of course I learned some rules
Like don't pass out with your shoes on (get the sharpie)
And don't leave the house 'til the booze gone (no [...]

The Sexist Is Out Drinking

Today is the Washington City Paper's first ever Food Day, meaning that all the paper's columnists have been sent out into the wild to report on what our people are consuming. Though food and sex are inextricably linked "in the limbic system of the brain" and in "pop culture," I'm eschewing edibles today. I've been [...]