Writing for God, Fighting Human Trafficking

Linda Rodante

Are Women Sending Mixed Messages about Sexuality and Abuse to Men?

We can blame men, but we cannot dismiss our own culpability along with it.

Writing for God, Fighting Human Trafficking

I’m still struggling with the fact that so many Christian women took a “woman’s night out” to go see Fifty Shades of Grey, a movie (based on the book) that shows abuse and sadomasochism as part of a normal relationship.

Some people described that relationship as “a love affair.” For those who have lived through abusive relationships—and not all survive—know abuse is not love.

I work with the issue of Human Trafficking, especially sex trafficking, and within that, Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking. My daughter-in-law works with victims of rape, abuse and sexual violence. We’ve seen and heard the destruction of women and girls caught in these situations.

By viewing and therefore supporting movies that show women “liking” or “desiring” abusive, sadistic behavior, women are adding to the lie that it is okay to abuse or enslave girls for some man’s “pleasure.”

We cry out against human trafficking, but wear tops…

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