Differentiating "Bad Sex" from Coercive Sex and Sexual Assault

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“Bad sex” is sometimes used as code for “sex you didn’t want to have in the first place but didn’t feel comfortable saying no to.” Writer Marianne Kirby clarifies the essential differences between bad sex–like when you realize the dog is staring at you and it kills the vibe–and sexual assault or rape.

https://www.scarleteen.com/article/abuse_assault_sexuality/will_the_real_bad_sex_please_stand_up