I fucking hate rape jokes.

No, your exam did not rape you. No, your video game did not rape you. I hate being one of those feminists who has no sense of humor and corrects people all the time, but oh my god people! What are you doing? What is wrong with the world that rape is funny? Let me be clear: rape is not for jokes. It crosses the line.

The only (and I really do mean only) time when jokes involving rape can be funny is when the jokes are targeting rape culture. See a column about the Onion’s best and worst rape jokes for examples. But seriously? Don’t. You’re way better off not making them in the first place. And unless scathing political commentary is your M.O. for humor, you probably can’t pull it off.

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