The Marginalization of Rape

By Christopher Heide
Rape is a powerful word that connotes an often traumatic event. It is often thrown around laisse-faire, with a lack of understanding of what the word truly symbolizes. In the early months of 2016, rape culture reached a boiling point.  This fever-pitch of sexual violation is often misunderstood and misappropriated. Rape is often about power, fear and control. Condoning rape culture perpetuates the persistence of fear. 

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