An Observation

[Content Note: Rape culture.]

I could go the entire rest of my life never having another person 'splain to me how male people raised in the rape culture probably don't even know they're rapists.

Sorry, rapesplainers. I just know too many male people who call absolute bullshit on that. And some of them are super-privileged male people who were raised in hypermasculine cultures, who played sports, who served in the military, who are exactly the sorts of men whose backgrounds are supposed to make them impervious to understanding the notion of consent.

Let us not misunderstand as an inability to respect consent and agency what is in reality an unwillingness.

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