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“Now, should we treat women as independent agents, responsible for themselves? Of course. But being responsible has nothing to do with being raped. Women don’t get raped because they were drinking or took drugs. Women do not get raped because they weren’t careful enough. Women get raped because someone raped them.


Jessica Valenti, The Purity Myth: How America's Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women
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