In sharing their stories of sexual assault, women have started changing the social order in which men can behave badly without consequence. Instead of armed revolt, I’m ready for a revolution in which women’s voices matter.
Rape is not about sex, it’s used as a tool of war. Rape is a way to actively oppress another human being. Rape is not about pleasure; it is about pain. Most importantly, rape is and always has been about the need for power and control.