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Israel defender Alan Dershowitz has long history of attacking sex abuse victims

Originally published at The Electronic Intifada

There are two groups of people Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has spent his career resolutely defending. The first is Israeli war criminals. 2,272 more words

Rape Culture

A wild MGTOW appears!

(Trigger warning: misogyny, mention of sexual assault)

Dear Dad,

It’s been a nice long dry spell, but I got another hate comment on my blog. This one was from a MGTOW, or Men Going Their Own Way, but since he used hate speech (calling women “whores”) and didn’t actually respond to the post he commented on (nothing said about Katniss, archery or representation of women in the media), he violated my comment policy and I didn’t approve it. 430 more words


The caveat of 'being saved'

“I will pray for Jesus’ intervention in rescuing those poor girls.”

That was a response to an article highlighting the prevalence of sex trafficking at major city events like the Superbowl… 628 more words

Author Sarahbeth Caplin

Authenticity as a form of marketing?

I love that time when the end of a book is in sight, and the final plot points and conclusion are already mapped out in my head. 490 more words

Author Sarahbeth Caplin

Old News: Bill Cosby is a Rapist.

I first learned about the allegations of Bill Cosby being a rapist a few years ago when People magazine published an article about the lawsuit Andrea Constand, a former Temple University employee, filed against him due to sexual assault. 1,022 more words


Why speak up at all?

My first “rape book” – as it’s come to be called – dealt with two teenage victims learning how to survive in the world. Obviously, the accused characters were presumed guilty from the beginning. 672 more words

Author Sarahbeth Caplin

SHADES OF DOUBT: "The average woman wouldn't lie about this"

The light at the end of the tunnel is now visible with SHADES OF DOUBT. As I have yet to edit the first draft and decide whether I’m going traditional or indie again, no release date has been configured yet. 336 more words

Author Sarahbeth Caplin