Tag: rape

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Is This the End of the Era of the Important, Inappropriate Literary Man?

“He was untouchable, or he thought he was. But that era is over, for all those guys.”

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What Should We Say About David Bowie and Lori Maddox?

“Word choice is hard here. Should we say “raped” automatically if a grown man has sex with a teenager? Does it matter at all if the 15-year-old, now much older, describes their encounter as one of the best nights of her life? What is our word for a ‘yes’ given on a plane that’s almost vertically unequal? Does contemporary morality dictate that we trust a young woman when she says she consented freely, or believe that she couldn’t have, no matter what she says?”
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To Catch a Rapist

Inside New Haven’s Special Victims Unit.

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The Unbelievable Story of Rape

A woman is accused of lying about being raped. Years later and several states away, the story changed.

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"They Told Me It Never Happened"

The police told Lara McLeod to report her rape. Then they arrested her for lying.

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This Woman Gets Students Accused Of Rape Back Into School — For A Price

A business opportunity stemming from “a moment in time when the debate over how colleges should address sexual assault has reached a fever pitch.”

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"That's What Happened Between Me and Clark"

Loretta Young, Clark Gable and the truth behind one of old Hollywood’s greatest scandals.

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The Lost Girls

The Runaways, their manager Kim Fowley, and the rape of the band’s bassist, long kept a secret.

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The Terrible Things I Learned About My Dad: On Abuse and the People We Love

The author discovers devastating secrets while going through her late father’s belongings.

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Upon Further Review

Darren Sharper was once an NFL star. He was also a serial rapist, one who law enforcement failed to stop.

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Rush After 'A Rape On Campus'

A UVA alum goes back for the first rush week since the Rolling Stone story.