I Hate People Who Use the Word 'rape' Casually

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    Crossing The Line

    I am one that hates censorship, but when a group on EP is not sensitive to the trauma an action has cause numerous individuals, I feel EP should remove it. Today, I came across a group, "I Was Raped and Enjoyed It". I have had family members that were raped and I have worked...
    Jones47 Jones47
    61-65, M
    Jun 19, 2013

    It Makes My Skin Crawl

    Yes it makes my skin crawl to think that anyone would even consider it funny to use that word.  That word is the epitimy of hatred that is used aginst someone against their will.  It is sickening to know what it is like to have it done to you and the feelings and...
    Michellewhois Michellewhois
    56-60
    Sep 13, 2009

    Not A Good Word

    Rape, in any sense - I hate. I have known too many people who have been raped and read too many stories of this horrific crime. I despise people who use this word in ANY way.
    shortynks shortynks
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 15, 2011

    7-eleven

    I was standing on the corner today near a 7-11 and the post covered the banner that said in large bold print, "GRAPE SLUSHY" So, it looked like "RAPE SLUSHY" I laughed. Then I thought about. And stopped laughing. Our culture appears to be inclined to think that rape is okay...
    ALLEVERWNTD ALLEVERWNTD
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Aug 30, 2013

    I Can't....

    i can't say or think this word without shakking, and almost crying, i don't understand how anyone can say this word as casual as most do. It just makes me sick!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 4, 2009

    How I Felt After Court

    Russian roulette, That's what it is to you, You played the jester, An kidnapped the queen, You became obsessed, As it was a prize possession for you, When you'r lies were uncovered, You howled revenge, What is it costing you, To seek you'r revenge, Friendship, pride, or dignity...
    streak74 streak74
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 21, 2011

    I'm really uncomfortable with the r-word

    so much so I have to say the "r-word." It almost happened to me until a stranger, yes a stranger rescued me. so I know there are some good people still out.
    ChloeAnnabelEdwards ChloeAnnabelEdwards
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2015

    You Know What

    I go to school everyday when people joke about rape all the time && I absolutely hate it. I tell them its nothing to joke about but they dont listen and it makes me upset. I hate when they joke about it. It makes me wanna cry. I just hate it. It takes my mood from happy to sad...
    doesntmatter94 doesntmatter94
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 17, 2010
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