An OB/GYN writes to George Will about college rape
A voice a reason in a sea of misinformation. Women need to be at the forefront of these discussions, as we are victimized at a much higher percentage than men.
Dear Mr. Will,
I read your recent column on the “supposed campus epidemic of rape, a.k.a. sexual assault” and am somewhat taken aback by your claim that forcing colleges to take a tougher stand on sexual assault somehow translates into a modern version of The Crucible that replaces witchcraft with rape hysteria.
I was specifically moved to write to you because the rape scenario that you describe somewhat incredulously is not unfamiliar to me. Not because I’ve heard it in many different iterations (I have sadly done many rape kits), but because it was not unlike my own rape. The lead up was slightly different, but I too was raped by someone I knew and did not emerge with any obvious physical evidence that a crime had been committed. I tried to push him away, I said “No!” and “Get off” multiple times,” but he was much stronger and suddenly…
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June 13, 2014 at 1:12 pm
I do agree, this is rape. But in a society where you can have elected, official politicians talking about “legitimate rape”, what is there to expect ? The rights of women are being slowly attacked one by one and it’s our duty to stand up and refuse that. Thanks for the post 🙂