You probably missed it -- it didn't exactly get much traction -- but an essay came out the other day where a woman detailed what she termed a "sexual assault" by Aziz Ansari on their first date. It has spawned a legion of takes, many of them terrible. But some of them are pretty good! So in lieu of substantive commentary, I thought I'd just link to the essays I found not-bad (or better!).
KatyKatiKate: "Not That Bad."
Danielle Tcholakian, Nylon: "On Aziz Ansari And Rape Culture’s Generation Gap: Why can’t we hear each other?"
Anna North, Vox: "The Aziz Ansari story is ordinary. That’s why we have to talk about it."
Jill Filipovic, The Guardian: "The poorly reported Aziz Ansari exposé was a missed opportunity."
Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Reason: "Aziz Ansari and the Limits of 'He Should Know Better.'"
Hyejin Shim, Medium: "Consenting to Normal."