I agree with you. Ms. Taylor was human, so if it is true that she had an error in judgment, it was just that: an error.
However, Kevin Sessums and The Daily Beast should be scorned for reporting such a personal and unsubstantiated story.
The popular trend of voyeurism and "outting" the private lives of others has reached too far over the line and too far into the gutter. None of us would want someone else to make such a personal decision for us.
And again, it's second-hand gossip that conveniently cannot be verified by either of the deceased.
If the story is true, Mr. Dean has been victimized again, even in death.
I have taken to the stand-up comedy stage to educate other male survivors and those who try to love them. I blog about my isolated religious upbringing where physical and sexual abuse were commonplace and I serve as a facilitator of a weekly support group for men who have suffered sexual assault.