In the Name of Gender

“I think men rape women because they get off on it in a way that fuses dominance with sexuality…I think that when men sexually harass women it expresses male control over sexual access to us. It doesn’t mean they all want to fuck us, they just want to hurt us, dominate us, and control us, and that is fucking us.”

Mackinnon, Catherine A. Sex and Violence: A Perspective (1981). In Feminism Unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1987, p.92

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