You are unbelievable. I’m not trying to silence you, you’re trying to silence me. You’re encouraging people to report my post and get it deleted on the grounds that I, a rape survivor, used the word rape. Stop playing victim. I did not victimize you by telling you that I’ve been raped. It is not a “shield”, it is a fact.

Just like you don’t get to tell a black person whether they can use the n-word, you don’t get to tell a rape victim whether she can use the word “rapey”. No. Stay in your lane.

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