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B-Sides: Is She & Him's Gender-Swapped "Baby It's Cold Outside" Less Date Rape-y Than the Original?

Link: B-Sides: Is She & Him’s Gender-Swapped “Baby It’s Cold Outside” Less Date Rape-y Than the Original?

As a follow-up to the previous post, Bitch magazine asks if having the woman play the predatory role in the song makes it less date-rapey.

I’m going with “no”. This song is inherently sketchy, no matter what way you spin it.