Robin Thicke’s Blurred Vision: A Critique of a Rape Anthem in Two Parts

Before examining “Blurred Lines,” its videos and Thicke’s thick response, let’s look at the context in which this is all happening, rape culture. What is rape culture? Mohadesa Najumi offers a good primer on The Feminist Wire. She writes, “Rape culture is the condoning and normalizing of physical, emotional and sexual terrorism against women and girls and marginalized subjects. It is the production and maintenance of an environment where sexual assault is so normative that people ultimately believe that rape is inevitable.”

via Robin Thicke’s Blurred Vision: A Critique of a Rape Anthem in Two Parts.

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