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  •  And the usage of "no means no" as an anti-rape (4+ / 0-)
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    TooFolkGR, TofG, MRobDC, VClib

    slogan is an appropriation of an older phrase (with which people were already familiar) to raise awareness.

    To suggest now that its only, or even primary, historical usage is as an anti-rape slogan is to belittle its origins.

    Non enim propter gloriam, diuicias aut honores pugnamus set propter libertatem solummodo quam Nemo bonus nisi simul cum vita amittit. -Declaration of Arbroath

    by Robobagpiper on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 09:00:00 AM PDT

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