in order for the full exchanged-based analogy to hold up, consensual sex would mean that someone gives up her (or his) dignity willingly.
There Has to Be a Better Way to End Rape Culture: It Isn’t At All Like Stealing $5
Anna Hundert
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Yes! This is what women continue to say and it’s why there is a need for feminism. Majorally, it’s women who “give up” something when they consent to having sex. The entire notion of virginity and a man taking a woman’s virginity is also one of the rooted beliefs that leads to rape culture. I think you’ve found a good, alternative way to communicate this.

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