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Media: What’s the Best Way to Talk About Bad Sex?

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In the wake of the Babe.net article that detailed aggressive sexual overtures by actor Aziz Ansari, Man Repeller explored how to talk about bad sex and the continuum of trauma with expertise from BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella. 

Excerpt: “I think it is incredibly important to keep the idea of what we’re talking about broad,” says Gina Scaramella, executive director of the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC). “Calling [Ansari’s reported behavior] a ‘gray area’ minimizes it, rather than calling it what it is: manipulative, coercive and aggressive.”

Read the full article, "What's the best way to talk about bad sex?" online at Man Repeller.

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Posted by Taylor Rapalyea

Taylor Rapalyea
Taylor Rapalyea serves as BARCC's marketing and communications coordinator. She helps implement communications plans, creates content, and provides support for organizational communications, all to further public knowledge of BARCC's mission and services. Taylor brings four years of local news reporting and editing to BARCC, and has worked at Patch News, the Salem News, and the Gloucester Daily Times. She learned video reporting and editing at the Boston Herald, and served as editor of the Simmons Voice while studying journalism and public relations at Simmons College.

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