The poster reads:
He knew I was gay.
“Do you like it?” He asked as he raped me.
“No…I like women.” This is all I could say, I remained frozen.
Photographed in Boston, MA on October 4th.
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Of course all of these freak me out but this one especially because it reminds me of how Madeline, despite being vocal about her attraction to women, has creepy men hit on her and tell her that they can “change” her.
It’s not okay.
ughhhh this gave me chills reading it and then i scrolled down and read Jen’s commentary and I felt even more creeped out (though weirdly touched)
I think the scariest thing about being a woman besides the constant reminder that you don’t have the rights to your own body in any sense is the constant worry for your friends’ safety as well. If I had a nickel for every time a friend said “Don’t worry, I can walk home fine by myself” after dark and I was terrified until they texted me, I wouldn’t have to worry about student loans.
Most of the time guys saying “I could change you/I could make you like it” or whatever only makes me mildly unsettled, because I know it’s their bravado rather than them actually trying to force themselves on me, but this post….