Posts Tagged ‘rape’

August 1, 2015

What we can learn about child sex abuse from the Bill Cosby scandal.

Bill Cosby is not accused of  child sexual abuse but the reaction to the allegations gives us an excellent window into the experience of survivors of sexual abuse who try to tell others about what was done to them. We are outraged. We can’t believe a trusted person could have possibly committed this heinous crime. […]

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September 28, 2013

Women Don’t Always Think Of It As Rape-But It Is

Rape has received a lot of attention in the media in the last year. The questions about “legitimate” rape, the military reports of rape of all drawn attention. Rape usually doesn’t have witnesses although in the age of Facebook people are publicizing behavior some time that they don’t even perceive as problematic. Trials often require […]

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