Why do some folks get in such an uproar when women simply ask for a fair shake, equal footing? Why does anyone think women writers are exempt from institutional sexism?
I do not make rape jokes and I do not think rape is funny. I support you in your fight against domestic violence, the abuse of women and misogyny, but your fight to ban horrible things from comedy is fruitless.
Bernie Mac called Obama "a man's man." When women hear that phrase they usually don't jump up and down with joy and approval. Obama seemed to rebuke the comedian, but not really.