Striking A Minor Blow For Feminism
He looked puzzled for moment, and then seemed to get what I was saying, and agreed.
He had fallen into that old double-standard trap of assuming that boys would be the sole aggressors and that his little girl would be some sort of passive participant. By asking him that pointed question, I was trying to turn that assumption on its ear, and imply that if he raises her right, she’ll make good decisions about what kinds of positions she puts herself into, and that if she makes a mistake, she’ll know to kick the bastard in the balls and leave elegantly.
I know it's never that simple in real life, but hey, if we don't strive for perfection, we'll never improve at all.
I gotta say, I feel pretty good about that particular pointed question.