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‘Rape Culture’ Feminists Won’t Mention

Posted on | January 29, 2016 | 19 Comments


Darian Lee Winfield was arrested Jan. 8 as a suspect in “a series of sexual assaults and home invasions” in Detroit:

Darian Winfield, 19, was charged with first-degree home invasion, assault with intent to murder and assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct, according to a news release from the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. He was arraigned in 34th District Court and bond was set at $1-million cash, according to Maria Miller, spokeswoman for Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy.
Winfield is charged with breaking into a house in the 5800 block of Radnor on Dec. 30 and stabbing a 39-year-old Detroit woman with a knife in the chest with the intent of sexually assaulting her, according to the Prosecutor’s Office.

The suspect’s family denies his guilt:

Darian Lee Winfield’s relatives vehemently deny the accusations, saying the teen was apprehended while en route to a police precinct to clear his name after media reports that police were looking for him.
“He’s a model student, he works, he goes to school,” his mother, Anita Pace, told The Detroit News on Friday night. “It’s not him. They have the wrong person.” . . .
Winfield, considered armed and dangerous, was growing increasingly violent, Police Chief James Craig said at a news conference Friday. . . .
The teen, who turns 19 this month, attends East English Village Preparatory Academy and works as a packer in Macomb County, Pace said. He also volunteers at a soup kitchen, goes to church and has a girlfriend, leaving little time for much else, she said. “He was doing what he needed to do for himself. He’s not a bad guy at all.”
Police said Winfield has a history of violence. He was given probation for a previous conviction of assault with intent to do great bodily harm in an incident last year involving a 17-year-old girl, Craig said.

So, is Winfield an angel — a “model student” who “volunteers at a soup kitchen” — or a serial predator? We don’t know, but he is presumed innocent unless he is convicted in a court of law. However, we know that someone is terrorizing women in Detroit. Someone stabbed that woman in the chest, and there are other victims in Detroit:

GeNaye Washington was asleep when a man climbed through her bedroom window, beat her and sexually assaulted her while her mother and siblings were just a few steps away in the home.
Washington, 17, died of her injuries [Jan. 12], according to her family, who identified her Wednesday to the Free Press as one of four victims who were raped in a string of sexual assaults and home invasions on Detroit’s east side that began last December.
“We hope that justice is served, but it still won’t bring her back,” said Shaquetta Washington, GeNaye’s older sister. . . .
According to Washington’s family, she was struck in the head multiple times and raped. A Detroit man, Darian Winfield, has been named a person of interest in the homicide, according to Detroit Police. Winfield was charged Sunday in another sexual assault and home invasion case and more charges could be forthcoming in a separate December Grosse Pointe Park attack.
Shaquetta Washington said she doesn’t know Winfield, but said her brother played basketball with him during the summer at a nearby basketball court.
Washington was attacked about 7:30 a.m. Jan. 7 near the 5500 block of Radnor. Her home was broken into and the assailant used some kind of blunt weapon, police said.

What I want to know is, where are the feminists? For the past couple of years, feminists have been claiming that American colleges and universities are in the grip of a “rape epidemic.” More than 100 lawsuits have been filed by male students who say they were falsely accused and denied due process in the campus kangaroo courts imposed in response to this hysterical fear-mongering. Yet the feminists who whipped up this irrational frenzy — Jaclyn Friedman, Jessica Valenti, Jill Filipovic, Alexandra Brodsky, et al. — can never be bothered to pay any attention to victims like GeNaye Washington or suspects like Darian Winfield in places like Detroit. There is a certain narrative — rich college girls on elite campuses allegedly being raped by “privileged” male students — which serves the political agenda of feminists, and they ignore any crime that doesn’t fit the narrative. If GeNaye Washington had been a student at Oberlin College or if Darian Winfield were a fraternity member at the University of Virginia, maybe Amanda Marcotte would care.

But ordinary women raped and murdered by an ordinary criminal? The story of those crimes doesn’t advance the feminist narrative, and so feminists never notice the victims of these crimes.

What do I hate most about feminism? The self-serving dishonesty of professional activists who expect us to take them seriously.



19 Responses to “‘Rape Culture’ Feminists Won’t Mention”

  1. RS
    January 29th, 2016 @ 2:47 pm

    Dare I say that were the perpetrator black, the victim white and the venue a college campus, the crime would also be ignored, simply because it doesn’t have the intersectional requisites.

  2. CaptDMO
    January 29th, 2016 @ 3:28 pm

    Unlike any man I’ve known before, and therefore ALL males,
    I know he’s a bad boy, but (only) I can change him!

  3. concern00
    January 29th, 2016 @ 3:32 pm

    You’ve probably all seen this by now, but tweeting it managed to get Richard Dawkins disinvited from a skeptics conference!

  4. Joe Guelph
    January 29th, 2016 @ 5:11 pm

    For an atheist, Dawkins has consistency and integrity. He’s been down on the Atheism+/intersectional -Left entrists in that world ever since the infamous “Elevatorgate” incident.

  5. Finrod Felagund
    January 29th, 2016 @ 5:15 pm

    Intersectionalism is by definition both racist and sexist.

  6. concern00
    January 29th, 2016 @ 7:11 pm

    His attacks on the total lack of logic from the progressives are usually a thing of beauty. However, I’m sure most of his carefully worded arguments elude the processing capacity of most progressives.

  7. DeadMessenger
    January 29th, 2016 @ 7:17 pm

    The only way feminists would be interested in this case is if the alleged perpetrator is named Paul Nungesser.

    Of course I’m raaaacist for pointing this out also, but there is no doubt that there is a correlation between the on-going actions of the “person of interest” and a single mother parent who immediately defends the indefensible.

  8. Fail Burton
    January 29th, 2016 @ 10:39 pm

    Feminism is one massive info-dump of bullshit and lying by omission.

  9. Coralislands
    January 30th, 2016 @ 2:30 am

    19 years old and a ‘top student in a “preparatory academy” He should be at least into his second semester, Freshman year. The lies just keep on flowing… And the media refuses to ask the most basic of questions.

  10. CrustyB
    January 30th, 2016 @ 7:12 am

    You could take this a step further and ask where feminists were when OJ Simpson, Bill Clinton, Roman Polanski, Woody Allen and other high-profile Democrats were killing and raping women. I guess “reality” isn’t a prerequisite for them to believe something.

  11. CaptDMO
    January 30th, 2016 @ 10:56 am

    Where were they?
    Where are they NOW?
    Oh, Here they are…
    I understand Mr. Sanders early (abandoned?) position on female rape fantasy held by some, but not the proposed imposition of it on one’s fellow um…adults.
    I wonder if there’s a market for reintroduction of “metro-stylish” gentlemen’s sword walking sticks with a heavy pummel handle?
    Oh, right, racist/ Xphobic,….or something.
    I wonder how that new WH “Country of Origin” product labeling thing is going for West Bank and Gaza,( formerly known as Israel).

  12. Quartermaster
    January 30th, 2016 @ 1:27 pm

    Feminism is one massive info-dump of bullshit and lying by omission.


  13. Quartermaster
    January 30th, 2016 @ 1:30 pm

    It’s also racist and sexist for you to notice.

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  15. Dana
    January 30th, 2016 @ 6:52 pm

    You are raaaaacist for publishing the accused’s photo, and I denounce you for it!

  16. Daniel Freeman
    January 30th, 2016 @ 8:31 pm

    You’re raaaaacist for even noticing that hatefact, and I denounce you for that!

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  18. Dana
    January 31st, 2016 @ 8:14 am

    No, no, no, I was being progressive and multiculturalist for noticing that hatefact, and that’s what I should be denounced for!

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