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Raw brutes like Marlon Brando in “Streetcar” and “Last Tango in Paris” fetishized abuse too. But the women, unlike Anastasia Steele, were bucking societal norms by way of the bedroom.

Kate Harding is a longtime feminist blogger and the author of Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture—and What We Can Do About It, forthcoming from Da Capo Press in September 2015. Harding’s column, “All the Rage,” is her irreverent and smart take on the most infuriating and/or fascinating news of the day. She currently lives in Chicago.