This morning, Slate ran a rape prevention piece by Emily Yoffe with the aggressive headline: COLLEGE WOMEN: STOP GETTING DRUNK. Subhed: "It's closely associated with sexual assault. And yet we're reluctant to tell women to stop doing it." The URL of the piece advertises telling silly women to stop drinking is "the…
Joining in for the crash ride against Yoffe was also Erin Gloria Ryan who went on to contemplate that Emily Yoffe ‘doesn’t seem to understand that while alcohol plays a role in many sexual assaults, there’s only one element that plays a role in all sexual assaults: a rapist.’
With an axe to grind, Lori Adelman of went on to argue that Emily Yoffe has, multiple times, used her Dear Prudence column as a platform to scold women who were sexually assaulted after drinking.
In taking Emily Yoffe to task, Alexander Abad-Santos went on to point out that there is only one common factor in the rape of college women: rapists.