The Attention-Whoring Of #BeenRapedNeverReported Trivializes The Suffering Of Rape Victims

I’ve been pondering over this #BeenRapedNeverReported Twitter hashtag for the past 2 days, and I’m not convinced it’s the “women’s empowerment” story that it’s made out to be.
Before I go any further, I’d like to make it abundantly clear that I condemn rape and physical or mental harassment of every kind. No one should be forced to do anything they don’t want to do, least of all a sexual act.
With that fine disclaimer out of the way – phew! – let’s get down to the business at hand, the hashtag mentioned above. Reportedly, the hashtag started after a Canadian writer Read More

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