Rape to Battery

This morning a saw the headline Man Charged With Two Rapes Gets One Day in Jail. My first thought was What the Hell (or something like that), wondering what’s going on that’s causing rapists to get such light punishment. In this case the punishment wasn’t for rape. It was instead for battery, which appears to… Continue reading Rape to Battery

Slate: When Men Are Raped

Slate published When Men Are Raped. Last year the National Crime Victimization Survey turned up a remarkable statistic. In asking 40,000 households about rape and sexual violence, the survey uncovered that 38 percent of incidents were against men.

Rolling Stone’s “A Rape on Campus”

Rolling Stone published then retracted A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA. The article was an account of Jackie being gang raped at a fraternity house and the response by those around her. Putting it mildly, it’s an ugly story, compounded by the retraction due to “discrepancies in Jackie’s… Continue reading Rolling Stone’s “A Rape on Campus”