Weekly Word Up

Why are people afraid to use the word “rape”?

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  1. KC
    Posted January 17, 2011 at 10:31 am | Permalink

    Personally, I think it’s because “rape” for whatever reason sounds concrete, more like a crime has been committed and “sexual assault” is more of a gereral definition and I guess people think it does not sound as harsh. But really they can be and often are the same thing.

  2. Posted January 12, 2018 at 12:23 pm | Permalink

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