It’s rape culture. Truer words were never written.
I like your version of this story, as you are a woman (and I have a wife, mother, sister, daughter, and granddaughter, as well as women friends all of whom I love, and like very much). There is a book about American Rape Culture that I found very readable, yet disgusting, and apt to incite a fucking riot:
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town, by Jon Krakauer You may know Mr. Krakauer from Into the Wild, or Into Thin Air, two of his other creative nonfiction stories that were very successful; I know Into the Wild was made into a movie because my wife and daughter and I saw that one. I have read all of his books. Here are some quotes from the Missoula book, that I feel are required reading for all Americans:
61 quotes from Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town: 'It is very tempting to take the side of the…www.goodreads.com
Letting serial sexual assailants off ensures that they will assault again. Serial rapists are responsible for 90% of all rapes, so letting them off the hook because they have good swimming team lap times is a very very bad practice indeed. Warning: reading Missoula makes you want to send your daughter to college with a rocket propelled grenade launcher, to wear a bodycam 24/7, and carry a pepper spray key chain attached to her body for 4 years.
Good luck, women! You will need it.