Two scenarios. Contains uncomfortable stuff, maybe triggery.
We’re talking and the subject of the abuse, rape, and intimidation of women by men comes up. You are affronted by this, because it is an awful thing. It grieves you that such things happen. We talk about the cultural contexts. There is empathy and a feeling of comradeship and I feel profoundly grateful that you are in my life, and glad of the reminder that the vast majority of guys in my life are awesome. We can work together to improve gender relations, to raise future generations who honour and respect each other, to undo ancestral wounding and historical failures. These are people issues and it will take people of all genders, to heal this and change things for the better.
We’re talking and the subject of the abuse, rape, and intimidation of women by men comes up. You are affronted by…
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