Misunderstandings about rape and sexual violence abound. Some of these concern the way that sexual consent works, others wrongly place blame on the victim, and still others present a distorted view of how, where, and by whom sexual violence is most often perpetrated. But how exactly do these myths work? And, more importantly, how can we get rid of them?
Katharine Jenkins is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nottingham, and in the summer of 2020 she will join the Philosophy Department at the University of Glasgow as a Lecturer. She specialises in the philosophy of gender, race, and sexuality.