The term “rape culture” is being used more and more frequently in social media, public conversation and even the mainstream news media.
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Issues of rape culture in the media were addressed in Pomona College Museum of Art’s latest exhibition, “Project Series 48: #sweetjane” by artist Andrea Bowers on Feb. 27.
Over a month has passed since Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond of the Steubenville rape case were found guilty for raping a 16-year-old girl while she was unconscious back in August, 2012. Mays and Richmond, both football players of Steubenville High School, were sentenced to juvenile detention until they turn 21.