The Boy Who Cried Rape

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The other day I was playing a video game. (Yes, I am a grown-ass, feminist man who sometimes plays video games.) I was randomly assigned on a team with two other players who, based on their voices, I would peg as ten-year-old boys. Early on in the game things were not going well for our team. One of my teammates and I were out, and our surviving teammate was not keeping his cool. His prepubescent voice shouted, “F*** man, I’m getting raped!” into…



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