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Asking for It

Video Exposes The Absurdity Of Saying Women ‘Ask For It'

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women

Pro tip when talking about sexual assault: Women are never “asking for it.” The "she asked for it" trope reinforces the damaging myth that a woman...

'Asking For It': It's Not Just Ariel Winter's Harassers, It's Our Culture -- Kate Harding on Her New Book

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 11.17.2016 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

"Asking for it" is a timeless and timelessly gendered expression that rolls easily off the tongue. It's a go-to default for many parents, grandparents, teachers, coaches and even teens and their friends.

I Wasn't 'Asking For It'

Danielle Campoamor | Posted 06.20.2015 | Women
Danielle Campoamor

"You keep wearing trash like this and you'll end up a whore, just like the women who represent Playboy. Is that what you want? To be nothing but a slut?"

A Perfect Takedown Of 'She Was Asking For It'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.09.2014 | Women

"Stop asking people's clothing to have sex with you, and start asking people." That's the message behind Anna Binkovitz's slam poem, "Asking For It...