How subtle is the border between using sex to get something and be forced to do so?

For weeks, we have been in the middle of a ballet on the infamous Weinstein. Just try to understand me: a world where to become successful as an actress you are forced to be abused, is not exactly my ideal world. As I do not like lynches either, sooner or later will I defend the indefensible? I hope not to get there. But the point is not this. It is right to be filled of indignation because "Miss A" has decided to give it to "Mr B" to make a career. "Mr B" is certainly a monster which exists because "Miss A" fed him.

How subtle is the border between using sex to get something and be forced to do so? I assure you no moral judgment. If “Miss A" decides that achieving a goal is worth the "harassment", there is nothing to complain about. However, I wonder if it is worth having to report the matter after years simply because the "monster" has lost strength and is hacked by everyone. How subtle is the boundary between being rightly pursued for wrongdoing and the media lynching of the weaker? Throughout this cacophony, we lose sight of the harassment next door, where a 9-year-old girl is forced to marry a 45-year-old (muslim) and then end up in hospital for the consequences of a rape which, is a legitimate sexual intercourse. This fact is not the first one and will not be the last one. It all starts with accepting that little girls wear veil or burqa and then end up abused. Some prefer to focus on Weinstein because the latter is a legitimate "normal" cultural difference that does not concern us. For me, as long as we allow it, it is complicity.


 
 



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