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md_ wrote

Now, my first thought is that if this Texas man was a Texas woman, and they claimed they acted in self-defence after an unwanted sexual advance, I have the feeling the legal system would tell them to "learn to take a compliment".

Don't read too much into this, it's just my first reaction after reading the story.


Jules wrote

I'd agree entirely. The law here is geared to uphold existing dichotomies of domination, and this will be reflected both in the homophobia of the existing situation, and the misogyny of your hypothetical situation.