first of all SHE never said she was raped and SHE is still living and has the perspective of today and yesterday and has never said she was raped. the article i just read said she was "swept away."What does that have to do with whether the woman gave consent?
In a court case, yes, the perspective of the alleged rapist matters. But we're not talking about this as a potential lawsuit. When it comes to rape, people are so much more willing to identify with the alleged rapist than with the alleged victim. We need to stop doing that.
i think some of you really need to stop it, thinking that sex is always some sort flowers and wine and yeses and i love yous. it's not always like that and just because it's not, doesn't mean it's rape.
my point is that there was coercion not abuse.
once again, they're coming from the era (and let's be real, it's still like this) where a woman's no is often just a yes with a little persuasion.