Frightened Rabbit, "Scottish Wind"
Today is possibly the most important day in your long history. May you choose wisely, and may you prosper, no matter how you choose.
…this problem is bigger than football. There has been, appropriately so, intense and widespread outrage following the release of the video showing what happened inside the elevator at the casino. But wouldn’t it be productive if this collective outrage, as my colleagues have said, could be channelled to truly hear and address the long-suffering cries for help by so many women? And as they said, do something about it? Like an on-going education of men about what healthy, respectful manhood is all about.
And it starts with how we view women. Our language is important. For instance, when a guy says, ‘you throw the ball like a girl’ or ‘you’re a little sissy,’ it reflects an attitude that devalues women and attitudes will eventually manifest in some fashion. Women have been at the forefront in the domestic violence awareness and prevention arena. And whether Janay Rice considers herself a victim or not, millions of women in this country are.
Consider this: According to domestic violence experts, more than three women per day lose their lives at the hands of their partners. That means that since the night February 15th in Atlantic City [when the elevator incident occurred] more than 600 women have died.
Keeping versed and on my feet since 2008
Ray. Twenty-six years old. Married since June 2, 2012. Indianapolis resident, Columbus native. Full time sous-chef, part-time slacker. I'm usually, cooking, jamming, drinking, some combination therein or bored. You'll find plenty of indie and pop music, musings on tunes and sports and the general idiocy of the world I live in (including, and especially, my own).
This post explains me pretty well.