NSFW - naked trapeze work. I dig it. LOL
In a modern world that hasn’t educated enough newbies (without porn, thank you) about a true D/s - it is sad, but necessary to share this.
A little reminder from me…((hugs)) to all of you out there who (like me) have some serious wear-and-tear caused by life.
Tied up and left to think about what’s going to happen next. I wonder what’s going through his mind.
I’m reblogging this for the hilarity that ensues at the bottom…ladies, how many times have YOU heard how “it wouldn’t have happened if she…” - enough already. ~ Shayne
****TRIGGER WARNING: SEXUAL ASSAULT******
The other day I was going about my business when I happened to read this moronic article explaining how advocating ‘risk management’ (barf) is not ‘victim blaming’.
I’ve read a lot of articles like this, but that one, for some reason, was the straw that broke the camel’s back. I am absolutely sick to death of being told what to wear and what to do and how to be, as though any of that will somehow save me from being raped. It’s not a woman’s responsibility to prevent sexual assault. How about we teach men not to rape instead?
How about we recognise that being drunk, being ‘sexy’, being out having fun, being loud, being trans, being queer, being sexually active - none of it causes rape, because rapists cause rape?
How about we stop pretending that if women follow some stupid, byzantine set of ‘rules’ we’ll be safe?
But the real thing that gets me about these ‘safety tips’ is this:
THEY ALL ASSUME WOMEN ARE MORONS.
Every single article I read containing hot tips! on how to be safe reads like the author thinks women have never heard or thought about their personal safety before.
Fun fact: Women think about personal safety, like, all the time. We carry a spare pair of shoes. We don’t listen to music so we can listen out for people coming up behind us. We get a cab instead of walking, if we’re lucky enough to afford it (not that that’s exactly a safe option either).
We think and we watch and we listen because we know by being a woman we’re at risk. Every one of my female friends and I have our own list of things we do to be safe, a lot of stuff that has been conditioned in us since childhood and that we now do subconsciously, without thinking. Because we live in a rape culture.
SO STOP. Stop writing stupid, patronising bullshit articles telling us WHAT WE ALREADY KNOW.
Plus. Half your tips are fucking stupid anyway.
So, in response to the stupid Punch article, I decided to start tweeting my own ‘hot safety tips’, with the hashtag #SafetyTipsForLadies.
If you wear a broccoli safety-pinned to your lapel manly carnivorous men will be repelled and won’t rape you #safetytipsforladies
If you swaddle yourself in bubble wrap, rapists will get distracted and forget to rape you #safetytipsforladies
It’s unwise to go out at night wearing a short skirt. Also, make sure your clothes are made entirely out of knives. #safetytipsforladies
If you hide your forearms in your sleeves, the rapist will mistake you for a T-Rex and carry on his way #safetytipsforladies
Never drink alcohol near a man. In fact, it is best to only drink sherry while locked in your bedroom cupboard #safetytipsforladies
Do you have sensual long legs? Many rapists like sensual long legs. Consider chopping them off at the knees. #safetytipsforladies
Many women enjoy sport. Unfortunately, women playing sport can attract rapists. Try playing tennis in a dark cupboard. #safetytipsforladies
Then others began to join in, and it pretty much took off. Here are some of my favourites:
#safetytipsforladies carry a saxophone with you at all times, so that if you are attacked you can gain attention by playing jazz tunes
carry syrup of ipecac, if a man approaches you drink it & vomit on him #safetytipsforladies
If you are non-corporeal, you are less likely to be raped. Consider becoming a ghost to protect yourself. #safetytipsforladies
See to fast forwarding the ages of you life at which you are most at risk of rape. Youth is for less risky genders. #safetytipsforladies
Don’t wear anything anyone might ever remotely find attractive in any way at all, ever. Don’t be naked either. #safetytipsforladies
Carry a stick and use it to rustle dark bushes. This will spook the rapists and flush them from their natural habitat. #safetytipsforladies
Levitate! It is a little-known fact that most rapists cannot fly. #safetytipsforladies
Start slut shaming victims, that way you can sleep well knowing it will never happen to you. #safetytipsforladies
Domesticate a honey badger and take it to parties with you. #safetytipsforladies
Children are at risk of sexual abuse so consider springing fully-formed from your father’s forehead like Athena. #safetytipsforladies
Men rape for power. Carry AA batteries with you and toss them in front of the rapist to distract him. Then run away. #safetytipsforladies
#safetytipsforladies implant ocular lasers into your face.
#safetytipsforladies When someone wants to rape you, politely decline.
The majority of rapes do not occur in dark alleyways. For safety, travel only in dark alleyways. #safetytipsforladies
If you’re raped, say “I’m a good girl!” Since “good girls” never get raped, the rapist will vanish in a puff of logic #safetytipsforladies
Since rapists can drug your drinks, never drink anything ever again. Death by dehydration is a sign of virture! #safetytipsforladies
Most rapes occur on Earth, consider travelling and living in outer space #safetytipsforladies
Got a nice face? Wear a possum as mask at all times because men can’t help themselves otherwise. #safetytipsforladies
Carrying mace is bad advice - it can be taken from you. Carry a jar of angry bees instead! #safetytipsforladies
#safetytipsforladies remember, the majority of rapes are committed inside the home, so consider living in a public library instead.
Rapist packs will disperse when outnumbered. Consider forming a rat-king with the hair of your 15 closest friends #safetytipsforladies
Eat more bananas. Smother yourself in banana. 68% percent of rapists don’t really like bananas. #safetytipsforladies
The elbow is the strongest point of your body. Have you considered turning your knees into additional elbows? #safetytipsforladies
Have yourself laminated. Sure it’s suffocating, but really, you must do your bit to prevent being assaulted #safetytipsforladies
#safetytipsforladies acquire a falcon to permanently perch on your head and guard you
It’s a known fact that rapists love hotdogs. Cover a decoy woman in hotdogs and make her walk near you, you’ll be safe #safetytipsforladies
Pour honey on yourself and roll in bird seed. Birds will then flock to form an impenetrable barrier to rapists #safetytipsforladies
Rapists find it difficult to rape while made of stone. Try becoming Medusa, or if that is too difficult, a basilisk. #safetytipsforladies
Get around by means of high-rise parkour only. Streets and public transport are just not meant for the rapeable. #safetytipsforladies
Take note of what is around you. Continously scibble down every detail of every man who comes within a 5m radius #safetytipsforladies
Be careful with your seasonings. Rapists love pepper, they hate cinnamon #safetytipsforladies
It is a fact that rapists target human ladies, so be an animorph. Transform into an eagle at the first sign of danger. #safetytipsforladies
Unconsciousness is alluring to rapists. Have you considered being perpetually awake? Approach Red Bull for sponsorship #safetytipsforladies
Rapists attack in unlit areas. Consider carrying your own, personal spotlight at nighttime #safetytipsforladies
Never ever ever have consensual sex, lest this come back to haunt you at trial #safetytipsforladies
Never leave the house without a drawbridge, archers, parapets, cauldrons of hot oil, backup moats #safetytipsforladies
Set yourself on fire. Rapists will be drawn to it like moths and incinerated in your lady-flames. #safetytipsforladies
When having fun, you are more likely to miss noticing an approaching attacker. So never have fun. Not even video games. #safetytipsforladies
Get hit by a truck from a chemical plant and get chemicals on you. Morph into a liquid form at any sign of danger. #safetytipsforladies
A large proportion of rapes happen in the victim’s home. Ladies, never go home. #safetytipsforladies
Don’t have any fun. Happy women get raped. Cultivate a perpetually grumpy expression and demeanour. #safetytipsforladies
Walk on stilts everywhere you go. Perch in trees when possible. Rapists rarely look up when searching for prey. #safetytipsforladies
Never brush your teeth and feed mainly on carrion until your saliva is poisonous. Like a komodo dragon. #safetytipsforladies
Don’t be attacked by guys with a promising future. That is the absolute WORST decision you can make. #SafetyTipsForLadies
Always remain in an inert atmosphere (e.g. argon), to deprive rapists of the oxygen they need to attack. #SafetyTipsForLadies
Most women know their rapist, so make sure to never know anyone. Ever. #safetytipsforladies
Dress up as a Crazy Johns Mobile Phone representative. When they try and attack you, ask what plan they’re on. #SafetyTipsForLadies
Always check inside your shoes for rapists before putting them on. #safetytipsforladies
Never go anywhere or do anything. #safetytipsforladies
And finally, the best one of the entire list:
Create the universe. Remake the Earth without rape culture. #safetytipsforladies