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PETA appropriates the experiences of human sex abuse survivors

Posted by Tom Megginson | 2-12-2013 19:43 | Category: Animal rights

PETA appropriates the experiences of human sex abuse survivors

Remember Amanda Todd? She documented her story of being sexually bullied and humiliated with cards like this. Project Unbreakable uses the same format to help rape survivors confront their rapists in front of the whole world.

Now, PETA:

Personally, I’m appalled. The animal experiments they are protesting are awful as well, but the way they chose to do it is insulting (and possibly triggering) to human victims of sexual assault.

It’s not a surprise, though. PETA has a long history of exploiting human suffering to publicize the animal cause. Not to mention sexually exploiting humans.



Comments about PETA appropriates the experiences of human sex abuse survivors

Ugh, PETA fucking sucks. They’re an embarrasment to the vegan and animal rights community.

Posted by Grackle | 26-12-2013 20:21

Comments about PETA appropriates the experiences of human sex abuse survivors

I honestly think this makes sense. I understand what you’re saying Tom, but everything on the cards was absolutely true.

It is definitely awful on PETA’s part to try and use a format similar to that of Sex Abuse survivors. Yes. But, well, they removed the humans from the situations and put animals.

Is that too wrong? If yes, that’s speciesism because all they did was remove humans and put animals. If somebody thinks otherwise, please explain to me how.

Posted by Doiran | 22-07-2014 21:17

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