Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Monday, October 27, 2014: Gone Girl and Rape Myths

Examining The False Rape Narrative

Kate Raphael discusses Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl, and the blockbuster film based on the book. Is Flynn's portrayal of a serial rape fabricator a transgressive reversal of gender stereotypes or a promotion of dangerous sexist myths?

Violence against women is real. Gone Girl is a male fantasy of a woman's fantasy disturbingly created by a woman.

We also cover the San Francisco vigil demanding justice for Jennifer Laude, trans Filipina killed by a U.S. Marine.

Listen to the entire show. 59:50 min.

Also on today's show:
Fracking for the Cure?

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