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Game of Thrones Season 6 Will Deal With Consequences of the Terribly Unnecessary Sexual Assault Scene from Season 5

If you are a Game of Thrones fan but you haven’t seen the end of Season 5, you might want to stop reading now… Definite spoilers ahead! At the end of Season 5’s sixth episode, entitled “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken,” there was an upsetting scene in which Sansa Stark was raped by her husband, Ramsay Bolton. According to Zap2It.com, at a FOX...

The danger of desensitizing “rape”

Rape. To this day this word makes me shudder. It should. It is not a word to be taken lightly. The current rape statistics are alarming. One in three women have experienced sexual assault at some point in their lives in the United States alone. These statistics are reported to be higher in countries where women are seen as property. One in three...