songs The Most Powerful Songs About Rape  

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Although the subject of rape is rarely talked about in mainstream media, it's important to the feminist movement to keep the discussion going about sexual violence against men and women. These songs about rape give a voice to the voiceless, and help break through the wall of shame, self-blaming, and victimization that many rape victims experience.  

Pearl Jam wrote "Saying No," about how to have respectful, consensual sex with your partner.  With lyrics like "When she says stop, you gotta stop," they really explain the rules of enthusiastic consent from your sexual partner. 

Other songs about rape are metaphorical, like Nirvana singing about his difficulty with the media and music industry in "Rape Me." And then there are songs about rape that are actually extremely creepy. Rocko raps "Put Molly all in her champagne, she won't even know," in his song, "U.O E.N.O," to show listeners the mindset of the rapist. 

Vote up the songs about rape that you feel are most poignant, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 
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Me and a Gun Tori Amos

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Rape Me Nirvana

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Savages Marina and the Diamonds

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Saying No Pearl Jam

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Sex Type Thing Stone Temple Pilots

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Date Rape Sublime

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Hold Her Down Toad the Wet Sprocket

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Tractor Rape Chain Guided by Voices

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U.O.E.N.O Rocko

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The Infamous Date Rape A Tribe Called Quest

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The Rape of the World Tracy Chapman

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punksnotdead added Jeanny & Coming Home Falco

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Date Rape Fishbone

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Baboon Rape Party Marilyn Manson

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Blurred Lines is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Songs About Rape
Sam Jex added Blurred Lines Robin Thicke, T.I., Pharrell Williams

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Secretary Hump The Mentors

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punksnotdead added I'm Gonna Rape You GG Allin, The Scumfucs

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punksnotdead added I'm a Rapist GG Allin, The Holy Men

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punksnotdead added Rapist The Exploited

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Baby It's Cold Outside Sammy Davis, Jr., Carmen McRae

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