Dear survivors, regardless of how rape is portrayed in the media, your stories, experiences, and pains are valid. You don’t need to clarify anything for any one.
Some people claim that love is (color)blind. But it hasn’t even been 50 years since laws prohibiting interracial relationships were outlawed, and the effects of that history are still in play today. So how do people navigate this history of tension, privilege, and oppression when they’re also trying to date each other? Here are some ways to approach the topic.