#783 Humans are just terrible (Rape Culture)

Pretty much all humans are terrible but today we're focusing on the men. Those who harass women on the street, those who commit acts of sexual violence against women and those who, knowingly or unknowingly, help perpetuate the rape culture and power dynamics that make it all seem acceptable.

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Anonymous Targets Missouri Town Over Dropped Rape Charges | Another Steubenville? - Young Turks - Air Date: 10-16-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Oops and move on - Henry Phillips

Ch. 4: Act 2: No prison time for rape? Survivor speaks out - Melissa Harris-Perry - Air Date: 11-24-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Gimme Sympathy - Fantasies

Ch. 6: Act 3: Army Will Discharge All Convicted Sex Offenders - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 11-26-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Smithereen - Epic Indie New Wave

Ch. 8: Act 4: Humans rape - This Week in Blackness - Air Date: 3-18-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Like Humans Do (Edited Version) - Look Into the Eyeball

Ch. 10: Act 5: Masks Off - A Challenge to Men - Jeremy Loveday - Air Date: 9-14-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Machine - Contre jour (Original Soundtrack)

Ch. 12: Act 6: Public and private advice, and the difference between blame and cause - Rationally Speaking - Air Date: 05-06-12

Ch. 13: Song 6: Kyoko's House ("stage blood is not enough") - Mishima (Original Music Composed By Philip Glass)

Ch. 14: Act 7: RAINN - The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 15: Song 7: I Didn't F*uck It Up - I Didn't F*ck It up

Ch. 16: Act 8: Creeps on the street - Laci Green - Air Date: 9-11-13

Ch. 17: Song 8: Cat Calling - Because I'm Awesome (Audio Version)

Ch. 18: Act 9: Rush Limbaugh: Women Want Sexual Harassment - Majority Report - Air Date: 12-17-13


Ch. 19: Change is coming to small towns and more people should come out as trans - Unspellable name (sorry) from Alaska

Ch. 20: People looking to move to get health care - Raven from Louisville, KY

Ch. 21: MLK and the transgender community - Tony from Altanta, GA

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 22: Final comments on the Stitcher Awards, holiday schedule and BotL's new website

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Call to action: RAINN.org

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Sponsored by the UnFuck it Up Project

Katie Goodman, Creator

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2014-01-02 16:49:01 -0500
    Powerful episode, loved that you included the poem by Jeremy Loveday.
  • commented 2013-12-20 13:14:07 -0500
    Bill, reach me with details at Jay (at) bestoftheleft (dot) com
  • commented 2013-12-20 13:07:31 -0500
    I can be reached via e-mail, bill (at) pupsoc (dot) com. I would love to give you an additional platform on my online radio station.
  • commented 2013-12-20 13:06:18 -0500
    I operate a new, liberal, internet radio station called “Breitbart’s Inferno.” Who can I talk to regarding gaining permission to rebroadcast your fine podcast on a daily basis?
  • commented 2013-12-20 10:51:39 -0500
    Fabulous episode Jay. Now please do the same for domestic violence, especially as committed by law enforcement officers and covered up by same and judges. We need your help Jay. We are never free. We are forced into joint custody with the abuser. The children are exposed to the violence. The cycle continues. YOU DO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.