29/07/2014 12:58 BST | Updated 30/07/2014 07:59 BST

Richard Dawkins' Tweets Remind Us Of 9 Other Dumb Comments Made By Men About Rape

UPDATE: Richard Dawkins Admits 'Mistake' In Rape Tweets

Richard Dawkins has stirred fury by claiming some types of rape are “worse” than others.

The prominent atheist and author thus joins a dubious pantheon of powerful men who have made dumb and insensitive comments about rape.

They are:

Photo gallery 8 Other Dumb Comments About Rape Made By Powerful Men See Gallery