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Delving into Rape Culture

Last night I attended NOW-NYC’s event, “She Asked For It: How Rape Myths Hurt Us All.” It was an interactive panel featuring author Helen Benedict, forensic nurse Karen Carroll (who also testified in the NYPD rape cop case), The Line… Read More ›

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Military Rape Culture

Rape has been in the news lately — from Lara Logan’s sexual assault in Egypt to Justin Bieber’s Rolling Stone interview in which he claims everything, including rape, “happens for a reason.” And as newsworthy as those incidents are, there’s… Read More ›

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Wartime Rape: A Primer

The news of Libya’s Gadhafi giving his soldiers Viagra to perpetrate rape as a weapon of war may seem shocking to some. It’s hard to conceptualize such brutality and even harder when news of it seems to come out of… Read More ›

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