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Poll #18094 Rape vs. rapeyness
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If I describe a creative work as "rapey", I mean that it:

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has at least one rape in it
7 (10.1%)

has a lot of rape in it
13 (18.8%)

has unnecessary amounts of rape in it
31 (44.9%)

may or may not explicitly include rape, but has a lot of dubcon/noncon sort of situations or references
40 (58.0%)

may or may not explicitly include rape, but a general aura of rapiness hangs over it
41 (59.4%)

may or may not explicitly include rape, but uncritically includes many lovely exemplars of rape culture, such as victim-blaming or 'he couldn't help it he's an alpha male'.
54 (78.3%)

I will give you my answer in comments
5 (7.2%)

I would never use that word and don't find it a useful descriptor
2 (2.9%)