From the May 2012 CFI Women in Secularism Conference in Arlington, VA:
Panel title: The Intersection of Non-theism and Feminism
Participants: (Moderator) Annie Laurie Gaylor, Sikivu Hutchinson, Rebecca Watson, Ophelia Benson, and Jennifer McCreight
Re: Twtter Users Sad to Hear They May be Rapists by Rebecca Watson:
It’s all possible, but if you can’t be sure, the alternate possibility is rape.
But really, read the rest over at Almost Diamonds.
The latest issue of Free Inquiry for December 2012 / January 2013 guest edited by Melody Hensley features several excellent articles from many of the participants of the Women in Secularism conference.
Many of them are available free online at the Council for Secular Humanism’s website or you can subscribe here for the full issue.
Rebecca Watson correctly says:
they’re comparing drunk sex to drunk driving as though drunk driving is something that is done to the drunk driver. Here’s the non-fallacious analogy: insisting on getting in a car and driving while drunk and no one can stop you is equivalent to insisting on having sex while drunk with a person who is unable to stop you. And yes, in both of those cases you, drunky, are liable.
Read the rest at the latest Skepchick post here
(Watch youtube video below for context of original tweets)