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Apologizing for migrant rape

How incredible. A migrant jailed in Austria for raping a ten year old boy, has had his sentence overturned, citing a ‘sexual emergency’.

Europe is certainly in a sexual emergency. 488 more words


America: Pretty Okay with Rape, Actually.

America claims to be the greatest country in the world. We pride ourselves on diversity, independence and equal opportunities. But if America is going to be so great at so many things, we have to expect it to slip up somewhere, right? 603 more words

Aaron Persky

He's still in the doghouse.

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We have another one, people…

The Banned Book of Love
By Scott Hughs
Review written by Brandy Beaudin

The Banned Book about Love was defiantly a book to not judge by its cover or prior reviews!

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Rape: The four letter word we need to talk about

With some pieces of writing I often leave them to ‘marinate’ overnight so to speak. I’m not sure if I’ll feel differently about them later, so I take some time out and let my subconscious process what I’ve written. 1,599 more words


Attention journalists: An adult can’t ‘have sex’ with a preteen. It’s rape.

Jessica Goldstein, Culture Editor at ThinkProgress. jgoldstein@thinkprogress.org,, October 21, 2016

A handy guide for covering sexual assault cases.

A New York Times story was published on Friday morning with this stunner of a headline: “ 588 more words

Living On The Margin

The BBC headline today read “I woke in a stranger’s bed, says university rape victim.” The lead on the story says, “Alice Irving woke up in a stranger’s bed after a night out drinking during her second year as a graduate student.” The article goes on to report that Alice accused the stranger of rape, stating she had been in no fit state to give consent for sex. 657 more words

Responsible Citizens

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Eight years ago, in the hot sticky month of June, I called the FBI field office in Pittsburgh to turn in a fellow medical student for trafficking a child. 439 more words