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14 Ways You Can Help Destroy Rape Culture

Helping eliminate sexism isn’t a job for low-key heroes; get ready to destroy rape culture with Ophelia and Jules of MTV’s new series Sweet/Vicious, Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/9p.m. CT on MTV.

1. Be aware of insidious microaggressions.

2. Support your local girl gang.

3. Peacefully intervene if you witness harassment.

4. Real Talk with your dude friends.

5. Get involved with a mentorship program.

6. Respectfully share your views to bigoted folks.

7. Donate what you can to a charity or nonprofit organization that helps women.

8. Monitor what you say around kids.

9. Believe those who claim they were harassed or assaulted.

10. And don’t victim-blame.

11. Know the difference between “locker room talk” and “predator talk.”

12. Remember that what other women choose to wear is none of your business tbh.

13. And seriously, stop slut-shaming.

14. Give yourself credit for what you are doing.

Illustrations by Chesney Lattuga © BuzzFeed

Check out more patriarchy-smashing with Sweet/Vicious, Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT on MTV.

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