Scum-o-Rama (give us a chance. ffs.)

--image by FCM.  Click on image to visit SOR.

–image by FCM. Click on image to visit SOR.

Please see our “About,” “Why Radfem?” and “The Gears” pages for additional information about this project.

Women’s culture/positive images.  Women’s culture, at the moment, includes women’s personal and political responses to what men do to us.  On December 14, 2012 a man heavily armed with multiple guns murdered his mother, then broke into a Connecticut elementary school and shot to death 20 children and 6 adult women.  According to news reports of the school shooting, all but 2 of the deceased — both children — died at the scene.  Those two were taken to the hospital and declared dead there.  All the children were 6 and 7 years old at the time.  Information is surfacing about the heroic actions of the women at the school.

Considering that we are relying on the patriarchal propaganda machine to provide the information, none of us will likely ever be told the truth or the whole truth of either the women’s actions or the man’s.  It is likely that either immediately or over time, the women’s bravery will be reversed, downplayed, and erased, while the man’s violence and the violence of men as a sexual class will be reversed, downplayed and erased.

Name the agent.  Male violence.

See also Femicide; Harm reduction/refusal to name the agent; Mansplaining/Women’s perspective is wrong; Necrophilia; Normalize abuse/neglect; Reversal.

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