“Girls Should Stop Drinking to Stop Rape” = Still Shitty Advice

I’ve got a new column in the RedEye today about why the whole “girls shouldn’t drink if they want to not get raped” is still shitty advice. We need better advice guys!

“We blame the woman and her drinking partially to make ourselves feel like that couldn’t happen to us. But these young women aren’t that different from you and me. They just have less luck. I’m not saying we all shouldn’t drink less. (No one ever needs to do a Malort shot ever again.) But drinking less will not solve our rape issue. Only when we address why young men are raping can we move on…’

Read more at http://www.redeyechicago.com/news/ct-red-1028-fritzp4-20131027,0,3532844.story#kurIuCEWc7gwv4KQ.99

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