A powerful, moving video clip is on Toy Soldier’s blog today. Every one of my subscribers should take the 2 minutes out of their day to go watch it.
Warning: It has to do with rape. Female perpetrator on male survivor rape.
Yes, women can rape boys and men.
No, having an erection doesn’t mean he “wanted it”.
No, boys are not “lucky” to have their sexuality used against them by an adult they trusted.
No, male rape survivors are not “definitely” going to perpetuate acts of sexual violence or coercion against others.
Yes, male rape survivors need our help, understanding, love, and acceptance just as much as any female survivor. To deny this is to be sexist, in the worst possible way.
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Please note that the comments section below has a number of opinions from female-on-male rape deniers and detractors. While I have not let through anything I believe could be triggering, I still advise caution for any survivors when reading these comments. Thank you.
Yes, I know the title is upsetting. Calm down. Watch the video.