SEXUAL ASSAULT: The Antithesis to connexion.


The antithesis of connection: Sexual assault — Coal grey

On the far left side of the spectrum, you have sexual assault which includes all forms of non-consensual sexual violence done to an individual, whether it be rape, sexual abuse, incest, pedophilia or war crimes. As a society, the consensus is that sexual assault is, of course, wrong. Regardless, I still think it is helpful to look at the qualities that are at play in sexual assault and some of its impacts on people’s bodies and psyche as a means of making its characteristics explicit. By understanding what is at play in the more extreme cases, it helps us understand the dynamics at play in the more subtle and complex ones. (READ ON)

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