Rape Culture

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March to End Rape Culture Comes to Center City This Weekend

The annual March to End Rape Culture will return to Philadelphia this weekend as heated debates surrounding the pervasive nature of sexual abuse — and the […]

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Mike Tyson Loves to Talk About His Past — Except the Rape Conviction

On Saturday night, close to 1,000 people turned out to the Borgata’s Music Box venue in Atlantic City for “Mike Tyson Undisputed Truth: Round Two,” […]

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Main Line Teen Goes Public With Her Rape, Calls Problem “An Epidemic”

When Wynnewood’s Lizzie Schnarr was home on winter break during her freshman year at the University of Pittsburgh in January, the Lower Merion High School […]

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Cosby Attorney Promotes Rape Culture as He Defends the Accused Sexual Predator

On the way out to Bill Cosby‘s preliminary hearing at Montgomery County Courthouse early on Tuesday morning, my Uber driver Clarence made it pretty clear […]

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Cardinal O’Hara Student Rips School Over “Modesty” Assembly for Girls

Colette Scorzetti is a senior at Delaware County Catholic school Cardinal O’Hara, and she’s not afraid of speaking her mind. Back in June 2015, upon […]

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Bill Cosby Scandal Suggests We Still Don’t Take Sexual Assault Seriously Enough

Folks: If Bill Cosby, as has been alleged, sexually assaulted dozens of women, it would be wrong because sexually assaulting women is wrong. It wouldn’t be wrong […]

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Penn State Students to Tom Wolf: Help End “Epidemic” of Campus Sex Assault

They’ve called out the mighty Penn State administration. They’ve organized rallies in support of women who were allegedly pictured nude and unconscious on websites run by the school’s Kappa Delta Rho chapter. And now, […]

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Columbia Journalism School’s Damning Report on That UVA Rape Story

Last night, the report by the team assigned by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism to dissect what went wrong in Rolling Stone‘s story […]

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Campus Rape Doc The Hunting Ground Screens Tonight

Tonight a new widely acclaimed documentary about sexual assault on campus, The Hunting Ground, will screen at the Ritz Five at Second and Walnut in […]

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Oh, Won’t Somebody Think of the Rapists?

Last week I wrote about street harassment and why women worry, with particular attention to the threat of the unknown and unfamiliar: the strange men […]

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A Funny Play About Rape Is Happening In Philly This Week

Starting this weekend, Adrienne Truscott, a native of Linwood, Delaware County, is performing her critically-acclaimed show Adrienne Truscott’s Asking for It: A One-Lady Rape About […]

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The Problem With SlutWalk’s New Name

As a woman pushing 30, I’ve been called a slut more times than I care to think about. Most women have. Cruelly by partners. Casually […]