Trump’s Words Are Personal

FeministGIJane

I have read some truly horrible things over this weekend, all in response to the recently released tape of Donald Trump and Billy Bush being “men” on a tour bus.  If you want to refresh you memory, you can find a BBC story about it here, Shitty man says horrible things about women.

There have been a lot of apologists for this behavior, my very favorite though is that this is “locker room” talk, and “men will be men” so we should just forgive and forget, move on to the more important things, like Bill Clinton allegedly doing the exact same things Trump bragged about in the video.  Ladies and gentlemen, Rape Culture.

There is no excuse for speech like this, from anybody.  This should not be occurring in a locker room, this should not be occurring among our service members (like I saw repeatedly said on Dakota Meyer’s Facebook…

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