Controversial ‘It's Not Rape, It's A Snuggle With A Struggle’ shirt had been pulled out of the Department Store section of SM malls after the photo of the said shirt circulated around the social medias last Monday, September 22. Upset netizens shared the photos more that 3,500 times on Facebook and praised Karen Kunawicz for stepping up against the shirt in the famous mall.
When the news reached SM management, they pulled out the said shirt and released a statement that the shirt’s message was unacceptable and they could not tolerate the incident. While the company professed that they were oblivious on how the shirts got into the racks and mixed with the assorted t-shirts, some netizens demanded that the management make a public apology to the rape victims and donate to organizations supporting human rights.
Karen Kunawicz, who originally posted the photos taken in Megamall Department store shared her disgust that the unacceptable shirt is in the boy’s section. She even advised boys that if girls refused them, then they should take the girls seriously.
Filipinos are sensitive with the issues about rape especially now that women and children are becoming conscious with their rights. Rape is a serious case that people condemn. References: gmanetwork, interaksyon, facebook