“That man was very strong. I wasn’t kissing him, he was kissing me”
So wrote Gretta Zimmer Friedman, recalling the day in 1945 when a drunken sailor named George Mendosa sexually assaulted her in Times Square. Such incidents happen all the time; though of course not all enter our cultural consciousness as iconic (and widely misinterpreted) photographs.
– Source; “The Selective Blindness of Rape Culture”