We are now, more so than ever, discussing the alarming effects of rape culture and the contribution that we as a society play in perpetuating this dangerous concept. However, it’s become apparent that there is still a misunderstanding on what rape culture is.
Modern sex workers such as escorts, picture sellers and sugar babies are scorned and frowned upon by society for willingly taking part in such activities that ‘diminish a woman’s worth’, and allow her to behave in ways which are ‘unacceptable’ and ‘unladylike’. But why do we ridicule women and not the men who are responsible for funding the industry and sustaining it for centuries?
It was a Friday afternoon when I was browsing the web, and accidentally stumbled upon a dark corner of the internet that I’d only heard stories about. Whilst it was clear from the start that women weren’t welcome amongst this online community that I’d discovered, I couldn’t help but dive deeper into the frighteningly, intriguing, chauvinistic forums of the ‘Manosphere’.
Every year during the autumnal month of November, the buzz of the upcoming Victoria’s Secret fashion show takes over every single social media platform and tabloid news outlet. The distinguished fashion show that was once a magical display of luxury lingerie and the worlds most elite supermodels, has now become a weird music festival, with …