“Darren Sharper and the Myth of People Who Are ‘Too Sexy’ To Rape” (COLORLINES.com)

February 21, 2014

“If he’s found guilty, it wouldn’t be the first time that a former professional football player was unmasked as a serial rapist; former All-Pro running back David Meggett is currently serving a 30-year prison sentence in South Carolina after being named in at least three different sexual assault investigations. In both cases, if you get past the downright racist comments on message boards, a troubling excuse has bubbled to the surface: these strong, powerful and good-looking men don’t need to rape anyone to have sex.”

Read more of Jamilah King for COLORLINES.com or Erin Gloria Ryan for Jezebel here.

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