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I used to wonder what about me made me “rape-able,” if I have an invisible sign that marks me. I know that’s the rape culture talking, but your mind can’t help but go to some pretty dark places. Sometimes the dark places are all you have.

After a friend of mine was assaulted, she used to fantasize about her rapist, dreaming that he was a minotaur or a Zeus-like god, her way to cope with what happened. She wanted a version in which what they had was beautiful. In my case, I just wanted him gone, and in the two years since, I had all but forgotten about it. It seems like the type of thing you would remember, but I’ve never been good at journaling, let alone starting a mental rape diary.

But then I saw his message sitting there, as simply as if he were catching up with an old friend. I looked at his easy words—“how are you?” he wrote, without even bothering to capitalize—and I hadn’t the slightest clue what etiquette was in this case. Emily Post never covered “Responding to Your Thwarted Sexual Assailant.”

How to Win at Facebook—Tip #3:
 Trick out your Timeline: Post lots of sexy party pics, hilarious viral videos, and the status update, “I AM HAPPIER THAN YOU” once per hour, every day.

How to Win at Facebook—Tip #3:

 Trick out your Timeline: Post lots of sexy party pics, hilarious viral videos, and the status update, “I AM HAPPIER THAN YOU” once per hour, every day.

I can’t believe we haven’t made out either. Thanks for the call, you lush.

Facebook's latest policy betrays a commitment to teen privacy

Today we’re highlighting the huge Facebook page The secret to humor is surprise.

This is how quickly Facebook grew in 2004.

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Sexist jerks tried to bully Roshini Muniam Rose off an astronaut competition. It didn’t sway her, and—best of all—now she’s winning.

Sexist jerks tried to bully Roshini Muniam Rose off an astronaut competition. It didn’t sway her, and—best of all—now she’s winning.

Today we’re highlighting the great Facebook page of The Gentleman’s Armchair!