Today in Cis Privilege: Players of Popular Video Game Can Pick Up, Rape, and Then Kill Women

Grand Theft Auto V makes it cool to pick up – even kill – prostitutes. My students play GTA V instead of studying. It teaches them to kill prostitutes and demean women in the game – and beyond.

Prostitutes walk certain locations at night. There’s a line of them in the industrial area. In something backless with thigh-high stockings. You can beep your horn to pick one up. “Get in gorgeous! Let’s party,” you’ll shout. “Let’s find someplace quiet, baby,” she’ll say.

Drive her to a secluded place, on a beach, next to the surf and palm trees.

“Go ahead, sugar. Tell me what you crave.”

Select your service from a drop down menu on the screen – $50 for a blow job, $70 for a half-and-half or $100 for everything. Use your joystick to move the camera on the game, to get a good angle.

“Oh my god, fuck yeah, give it to me,” she’ll say. She’ll keep talking for 20 seconds.

When you’re done you leave her there, run the car forward next to her, then reverse, backing over her. You can get out of the car and beat her. She’ll let you. Once she’s dead, you can grab your money back from the ground.

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/27/grand-theft-auto-v-prostitutes-killed

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