Tag Archive: rape

Relativism, Hyperbole and the Definition of Rape

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Watching the evolution of the rape case in Dallas involving a girl who was 14 at the time, a defendant who was 18 and confessed to the rape and the judge in the… Continue reading

Todd Akin: Roadkill on the Romney / Ryan Highway

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No rational, intelligent person can even attempt to defend the science or the logic of what Todd Akin said about women and their mystical ability to block a rapist’s sperm.  But I’d like… Continue reading

Lara Logan, Women Covering Conflict and the Myth of the Press as Observer

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As a woman, I was disgusted and angry to hear about Lara Logan’s sexual assault and beating during the Tahrir Square protests in Cairo. I am also pretty disgusted by people who, albeit… Continue reading