TFN poll: does 50 Shades promote abuse - or is it harmless escapism?
As the new film based on the EL James books opens, women's groups are suggesting cash be sent to abuse charities rather than spent on seeing the film
Does Fifty Shades of Grey promote abuse and sexual violence - or is is harmless escapism?
Poll results (total votes: 181)
- Promotes abuse and sexual violence
- Harmless escapism
Calls have been made for a boycott of the film Fifty Shades of Grey, which is opening in the UK>
Women’s groups say the movie – based on the hugely popular EL James novels – normalises and “eroticises” sexual violence.
A senior figure at Rape Crisis Glasgow has said people should refuse to see the film, and instead spend the money saved on making a donation to an anti-abuse charity.
However, fans of the Fifty Shades series – and there are millions – say they are harmless escapism, a bit of kinky fun.
What do you think? Does Fifty Shades of Grey promote abuse and sexual violence or is it a bit of harmless escapism?
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