Rape






Violet Blue explains why the new SlutWalk protests are “a significant tipping point in cultural evolution” — and she’s serious. “Yes: I think scantily clad girls marching in the streets around the…








From Feminist Critics: Feminists, do not focus upon male rape generally, or male prison rape in particular. This is unsurprising, and not, in itself, particularly problematic. What is problematic with feminist discourse…



Melissa McEwan writes on shakesville: Frequently, I receive requests to provide a definition of the term “rape culture”… Rape culture is rape being used as a weapon, a tool of war and…






Is America ready for a movie about an obese Harlem girl raped and impregnated by her abusive father? Lynn Hirschberg tells us in the cover story of this week’s New York Times…