Violent Sex as a Cure for PTSD? One Reporter’s Bizarre Story

When reporter Mac McClelland went to Haiti on assignment for Mother Jones magazine, she met a woman who told a harrowing story of gang rape. That experience, and what happened to the woman subsequently, had a powerful effect on McClelland. “I was undone,” she writes. What McClelland did to deal with her PTSD is a hair-raising story in itself–strange but true, and not for the faint of heart.