This Is What Rape Culture Looks Like

Thought Catalog

Recently the newspaper the Badger Herald of the University of Wisconsin published an op-ed article titled ‘Rape Culture’ Does Not Exist.

This article has gained a lot of attention not only on the Madison campus, but also on the Internet as a whole. There is no point in keeping it a secret, so I’ll just let it out now, the guy’s name is David Hookstead – Google him and you will find several articles about him and his misogynistic tweets (featured on Jezebel) and other such nonsense he has been involved with. A lot of great organizations like PAVE (Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment) and brave individuals have made amazing responses to his article. Those can be found on the Badger Herald website and on

While Mr. Hookstead has caused quite the stir, he brings up a good point. That point is that some people are ignorant…

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