I don't feel like this counts as rape. It wasn't violent, and she didn't drug me. This feels like one of those grey areas, but is it?
The reality is that in our society, the idea that a boy or man can be raped by a woman is often seen as ludicrous.
I'm immediately remorseful of the action I've committed whether I was under the influence or not. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)
I've been beating myself over the past few days, and my wife — who I love, respect, and can't live without — can’t look at me or speak to me.
There’s one especially stubborn myth about sexual assault, and it’s that males are slaves to their biology and their libidos.
There’s one especially stubborn myth about sexual assault, and it’s that males are slaves to their biology and their libidos. But men can stop themselves.
Assault does not disappear because the new identities of “spouse” or “mother” accumulate in your wake. This is how my husband and I handle intimacy.
My story does have a happy ending. Still, I’ll never forget. We survivors live every day with complicated consequences. Our assaulters do not.
If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone. Don’t even come close to sexually assaulting anyone.
#WHYWEDONTREPORT: I didn’t come forward after a gang of drunken high school boys changed the course of my life forever nearly 20 years ago.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now has two accusers. Lawyers and judges are just as capable of being aggressors of sexual violence.