You’ll understand why it confused me when, upon accepting his invitation to meet up with him the following night, he raped me.
This week, Tasteful Rude publishes a pair of reflections that explore the aftermath of gender-based violence. Tasteful Rude is doing so to counter the continued erasure of survivor-centered narratives, especially those concerning life after harm. We also publish these essays in response to the continued glorification of “cancelled celebrities,” in particular men reported for persistent engagement in gender-based violence and harm.
Ever wondered what it's like to work for a sex toy company where abuse in business meetings is presented as consensual bdsm, and the meaning of consent is up to the men in charge?
Most girls are hurt by ordinary men, mundane fuckers who often seem very 'nice' during their public-facing interactions.