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Op-ed: The sexual violence that has no name

He was my teacher. I was 19 years old and had graduated from high school the year before. I never said no.

Legally, the incident was just poor judgment on both sides. Physically, there were no bruises. There was no force. This doesn’t fit the narrative of the girl who got drugged and raped at a fraternity party, nor does it resemble any sort of stereotype about a non-white stranger jumping out of the bushes and attacking the closest white girl. Full Article

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  1. Harry

    I do not understand this story?

  2. Jim

    If she ever comes up with a name for it, you can sure as hell bet that there will be a law made against it in honor of her name.

  3. KJ

    I don’t understand why this story is up here. Maybe to address the hypocrisy of feminism? All I got from this piece was that some girl had some type of relationship with an ex teacher of hers. I’m sorry, but if the ex teacher didn’t assault her then what in the world is she complaining about? Sexual attraction amongst adults and regret after realizing it isn’t all this fantasy world etched into our minds from movies and the media? It sounds like this girl gave consent to whatever relationship that took place then later is looking for a way to try and take consent back after the fact. Welcome to the real world where guy’s aren’t this Prince Charming type of person, and people will lie cheat and steal to get into the pants of people. If I knew this gal in person I would stay as far away from her as possible as it seems she’s looking for cause trouble for not getting what she wants. I could be 100% wrong and just be ranting. Any thoughts?

  4. mch

    Truely a bizarre little story. WTH does “equal access to no” mean? Is this some sort of psychobabble that was picked up in a college Psych 101 class. So how hard is it to say “no”? Not sure if this poor, helpless victim needs a hug or a kick in the pants. I read crap like this and get really frustrated at how weak and conditioned people have become. I would give her an A for a well written article though.

    • Timmr

      It’s safe to say no self respecting English teacher would give her anything other than an F-. Her title suggests she is going to enlighten us on some aspect of sexual violence, instead she proves nothing except what a confused person she is. You can read into it whatever you want, but there is nothing there. How she is still in college can only attest to what a failure our education system is.

  5. Margaret Moon

    I see this as an attempt for this female to receive her fifteen minutes of fame as a “victim.” Sorry, no sympathy from me. Any mom will affirm that one of the first words toddlers learn, and use often, is NO. She chose not to say it, get over it!

  6. Anonymous

    Yeah, she’s getting pretty torn up in the comment section. Whoever said, her story is a disgrace to real victims of sexual violence, said it best.

  7. Ron

    I would really like to believe that this story is made up just to see what type of comments they receive. This is most likely just an English assignment paper. This was posted by: Emily H——, a senior majoring in English at George Washington University. If this is a real story, I hope this person gets some real therapy and does not consider having any type of sexual contact with anyone until marriage.

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