I am tired of people getting away with rape. This can rape of any kind; done by people of the same sex, opposite sex, marital or otherwise. What gets to me is that people has made rape “cool” — something that should be done. I do listen to GACKT’s music but I am no way a diehard fan but this culture of accusing and/or running away with crimes do to consumer polities is getting increasingly disturbing. It just doesn’t feel right and I think people everywhere should take a stand.
Rape culture is an international issue. From India to the United States to Canada to Egypt, reports of brutal rape and murder of women have surfaced to show that in a so-called modern enlightened era women still face the threat of violent assault. Japan, albeit a country with relatively low crime rates, doesn’t escape this issue either.
Right now, there’s a minority of GACKT fans enraged over the recent news about GACKT’s alleged crime. According to “Oh No They Didn’t!” the story from the tabloid magazing FLASH claims:
“The victim is a 27 year old woman, who will be referred to as “Ms. A”. In September 2011, GACKT visited the cabaret club (kyabakura) where Ms. A was an employee. He stayed for about an hour and would leave around after 3 am. Since it was late, GACKT offered to bring Ms. A home. She declined, stating that…
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