That’s it exactly, Marilyn. A lot of men get angry about the phrase rape culture and think we’re calling them all rapists. I’m not sure if they’re clueless or just being intentionally obtuse.

Rape culture is nothing more or less than the way too many men think they can “help themselves” to a woman’s body. Poking boobs, grabbing butts, upskirt videos, and thinking they have some right to walk up to a strange woman on the street or in a bar and expect her to smile and respond with the words they want to hear and getting angry if she doesn’t.

I have little nieces that are still innocent enough to dance around in tutus and play with barbie dolls and I don’t want them to grow up in the same world I grew up in. Sorry this was so long — well done. I gave you all the claps I had. :)

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