Re-blog from thefinalmanifesto’s tumblr (about abuse vs consent)


I’ve noticed something recently. I have several followers who have been sexually abused by family members. It’s gotten me thinking, and there’s something I want to say:

Thank you.

I know that some of the positions I espouse, and the things I post, can be challenging to people coming from those…

These are the best kind of allies, the kinds that don’t generalize, and who look outside their immediate experience to acknowledge that every case is different, every situation is unique. We do need to make a distinction between consent and non-consensual acts. Otherwise we’re punishing a whole group of innocent people for the crimes of another.

Read his full post here:


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