."Again it was sexual on his part, it was not sexual on mine. Sensuous perhaps. It would just become part of what was going on, like an itch. Just get rid of that. Scratch it and we'll be done. Move on. And that's really all it was." It's not like she was this guy.
.But wait, she said it was "tender"! And "sensuous" (perhaps)! Maybe if the word "sensuous" was actually interpreted literally, instead of as a socially acceptable euphemism for "sexual" in the female human, people might not be perving out quite so much?
.Don't get me wrong, I think jerking off dolphins is an ethically questionable activity. But I also think preventing dolphins from having their biological needs met is ethically questionable. I'm more interested in calling her out for coming up with the idea in the first place than calling her out for saying she didn't hate it.
.A BBC documentary unpacks the whole sad story on June 17th.