Thoughts On: HELP ME
by Beauchamp Art
(The Cries of the Consenting Male Husband)
The above image shows man and woman kneeling, dressed in a suit and flowing white dress, presumably they are about to be married. On the man shoes is written ‘HELP ME’.
Could this be seen to equate child rape to grown men’s systematic sexist belief that a women is a burden to the liberty of the man? Unlike the sex slaves sold around the world who are unable to escape the horror they have been thrown into, the adult Western male greatest fear is to made to feel emasculated by their possession of a wife (a wedding ring is a sign of ownership, the wife is given by the father?T he rights of the women transfer to the dominion of the man; yet it is he who feels dis-empowered, and fearful for his state of union. The Straight Man’s burden is to carry the weight of the women, and to compare this burden to the that of the trapped slave.
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