This Video Brilliantly Skewers the Idea That Male Rape is Hilarious

When this video was first sent to me, it took me several minutes to bring myself to watch it. The screenshot on YouTube is of a smiling, anxious-looking male in his 20s and I braced myself for a ten minute defense of the use of rape jokes in comedy. What I saw was much more heartbreaking. » 3/29/14 3:30pm 3/29/14 3:30pm

War Crimes Against Women, Men, Continue Unabated Abroad

This week, as Hillary Clinton visits no fewer than six African nations, American media outlets are running a spate of stories about the ongoing problem of sexual assault as a weapon of war in one of those countries: Congo. » 8/05/09 2:20pm 8/05/09 2:20pm

Rape In The Congo Is Not, And Never Was, About "Sex"

François was told by Congolese militia members, "Whether you want it or not, you will be our wife" and then brutally gang-raped because his wife wasn't there, proving, again, that rape is about power.
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