— John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent
— Richard Siken, excerpt from “Wishbone”
and things inside of me that I can’t see."
— Laura Riding, “Forgotten Girlhood”
Sorry but I don’t know the specific minute. Does anyone know?
There are men who believe that drunk consent or “not saying no” or generally not getting consent don’t constitute rape and therefore aren’t bad, so yes I believe that men are raised in a culture in which it isn’t considered bad. Men might be raised to recoil at the word “rape” and say “I’d never do that” but they’re not raised to know the definition of rape.