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Old 27-04-2021, 08:27 PM   #1
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Why are TV shows & movies still making prison rape and sexual harassment jokes ?.
I thought we'd moved on from the 80s, 90s and even early 00s.

It's also making light of assault on a whole when it comes to women victims.

Can't writers get more creative and stop repeating the same tiresome cringy jokes .

This is an interesting article from a survivor's point of view
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/co...ial-rape-jokes
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which tv shows and movies specifically?
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Old 27-04-2021, 08:46 PM   #3
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which tv shows and movies specifically?
Read the article
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i did and its about some stand up comic
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what movies and tv shows that members have actually heard of?
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Old 27-04-2021, 08:56 PM   #6
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She's also a survivor of abuse ,not just a comic.
She talks about people joking about assault who have never experienced it .

And there's a ton of TV and movies that use assault as a cheap gag .

30 rock
It's always sunny in Philadelphia
Get hard
Horrible bosses
Get him to the Greek

Just to name a few
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She's also a survivor of abuse ,not just a comic.
She talks about people joking about assault who have never experienced it .

And there's a ton of TV and movies that use assault as a cheap gag .

30 rock
It's always sunny in Philadelphia
Get hard
Horrible bosses
Get him to the Greek

Just to name a few
yes but it comedy and people understand

just like in Tom and Jerry
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I'm well aware of humour .

But most of the jokes are not funny and it's poorly written and cringy .
Especially when it's the constant repetitive theme.
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I'm well aware of humour .

But most of the jokes are not funny and it's poorly written and cringy .
Especially when it's the constant repetitive theme.
Then don't watch them, but other people may find them amusing, so couldn't you let the other people enjoy themselves?

Maybe compromise? Jokes that you don't like get removed, in return for something that you really like being removed?
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I do understand what you mean, especially in the sense that "male rape in prison" is seen as a source of humour in a way it never would be when discussing rape of women.

Eastenders does it an awful lot.
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I do understand what you mean, especially in the sense that "male rape in prison" is seen as a source of humour in a way it never would be when discussing rape of women.

Eastenders does it an awful lot.
Yeah It's also used as a way of revenge and punishment . For e.g in action movies and crime drama's, if the suspect isn't giving cops the information they need then they get threatened with "if you don't cooperate then enjoy your time in prison dropping the soap" and blah blah .
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But this is for Adults
Rape Jokes is something that Lesbo Lady can do
well.



Ref: Please Note Being a Lesbian is Great.
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yes but it comedy and people understand

just like in Tom and Jerry

Tom & Jerry
was great.
Why can they not show them at late hours?
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i did and its about some stand up comic


Yes she got a Boost
from PBS news.



Thats a Big Help for her getting more bookings
in USA,
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But this is for Adults
Rape Jokes is something that Lesbo Lady can do
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Ref: Please Note Being a Lesbian is Great.
You get away with a lot of bigoted language on this forum, usually because you seem to not "mean it", but all of these notes you add onto the end give away the fact you know full well there's no need to refer to her as the "lesbo lady" but do so anyway.
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You get away with a lot of bigoted language on this forum, usually because you seem to not "mean it", but all of these notes you add onto the end give away the fact you know full well there's no need to refer to her as the "lesbo lady" but do so anyway.

Do you need that Deleted?
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