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Being male... a risk factor for rape!?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul_of_TX May 1, 2013. 100 Replies

A little backgroundHey guys, I'm Pat, a 26-year old newly graduated nurse who is looking to go into pediatric intensive care nursing.  In light of a lot of what's being focused on in the news these…Continue

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Paul_of_TX replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"I guess we can assume the students knew this was fake after reading only 7 words into the offensive post. Another example of the open minded non judgmental liberal thinking process."
May 1, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"Two stories vaguely related to this post inside a week (they're all university rape controversies).  What're the…"
May 1, 2013
Paul_of_TX replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"I wouldn't even say the logo is vaguely snarling. Huskies tend to have an intense look on their face and their eyes seem to stare straight through you. They are a beautiful creature and maybe like most other things that is why feminists are…"
Apr 26, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"Apparently, a UConn feminist student has complained to the UConn Administration because, she says, the new UConn Husky logo "promotes rape" and "intimidates women".  Beware, ladies and those sensitive to cartoon dogs ... the…"
Apr 26, 2013
Penelope replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"Single-payer systems are a whole other world. I don't know how much choice of doctor Canadians have, though I do know it varies across regions. But your experience shouldn't surprise even those of us in pay-for-service systems. Because…"
Dec 28, 2011
Penelope replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"History lesson for fun: I think women were becoming physicians in the US in the 1850s. Today's education structure for the professions, with specialized graduate schools, is relatively recent. In earlier days, it was all done in more of an…"
Dec 28, 2011
Clint Connolly replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"Yeah, like my university - The Kinsey Institute. "
Dec 28, 2011
Penelope replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"+1"
Dec 28, 2011
Penelope replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"I'd just like to remind everyone that at any university big enough to have a nursing program, there are going to be all sorts of icky ideas running around. There will be angry atheists and white supremacists, old-timers angry that women can…"
Dec 28, 2011
Clint Connolly replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"Just do what I do and say it again - ugh, okay, don't do that."
Dec 28, 2011
Penelope replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"For brevity's sake, publicly, yes, you're "Denny," Michael."
Dec 28, 2011
Clint Connolly replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"It's funny, I was just about to post about a book I read this week about called "Predators" about sexual predators and how to detect them. Unfortunately, I have grown up since my childhood innocence and now know that sexual predators…"
Dec 28, 2011
Michael D. Denny replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
Dec 28, 2011
Nick H replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"Yep. Your point?"
Dec 26, 2011
Nick H replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"Too late to say anything now to this woman. If you could turn back time I'd suggest that you ask her if she is accusing you (ie slander) of committing a sexual act against a child? She would surely try to dodge this and just go back to her rant…"
Dec 26, 2011
Nick H replied to Patrick's discussion Being male... a risk factor for rape!?
"1874 in Britain, if my 2-seconds of searching were correct. That's a pretty long time. I'd guess if you went back that far, many of us would be ineligible also simply for our religion or social class. Anyway, I don't see how a stupid…"
Dec 26, 2011

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At 3:34pm on July 7, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hi there Patrick. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you with us.
At 7:34pm on July 6, 2010, Brett McKay said…
Welcome to the Community, Patrick! If you have any questions or comments, don't hesitate to let me know.
 
 
 

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