A handful of men and women stood outside the central London premiere in Leicester Square, unfurling a banner calling Christian Grey ‘a rapist’ as stars made their way along the red carpet. The film adaptation of S&M film Fifty Shades Of Grey is out this weekend. Campaigners Fifty Shades Is Domestic Abuse argue it glamorises violence. Feminist demonstrators say the movie ‘romanticises’ abusive relationships. Protesters unfurl banner saying: ‘Christian Grey is a rapist.’ But actress Dakota Johnson says her character is not abused in the film. Read more
Far from “empowering,” Fifty Shades seeks to remove agency. Even though it’s supposed to seem “sexy,” the book includes several instances of rape, where Ana is coerced into or outright forced to have sex. Read more
The depravity must go on. Unfortunately, more women and men will continue to be raped at higher numbers and nothing but slaps on the wrist and demonizing the victims will continue. Its today’s entertainment. Keep protesting, but understand this, without Christ as your Savior, your labor will end and you will never see a reward.
This is a troubling fantasy in American culture, where one in five women will be raped within their lifetime, according to the CDC; where nearly 40 percent of those rapes will happen to women aged 18 to 24; and where troubling evidence of casual attitudes toward rape—such as in 2010 when a number of Ivy League-educated men thought it was okay to chant “no means yes, yes means anal” on their campus—is not uncommon. As images of Ana being beaten by Christian become the new normal for what’s considered erotic, they raise questions about what it means to “consent” to sex. Clearly, consent is necessary; but is it sufficient? Read more
As the world grows colder it will become more important for casual believers in Jesus to solidify their relationship him. Second hand relationships with Jesus is only going to cause you bitterness with the church and contempt for a God. You must learn of him for yourself.
The devil is really pleased with this movie. College girls better wake up. This movie only furthers Satan’s agenda to steal your heart, kill, and destroy you.