Natalie Wolthusen

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How dare you, Kevin Spacey? You’ve fuelled a vicious lie about gay men

His statement reacting to the accusation of attempted child sexual assault is contemptible and will be used to justify oppression of the LGBTQ community<p>How dare you, Kevin Spacey. One of the age-old tropes deployed against gay and bisexual men is that they pose a threat to children, that they are …

LGBTQI

Trump’s Cruel Choice: Who Gets to Stay?

Last August, Lesli Gonzalez, 22, got a phone call at 6 a.m. Did she know Doralinda Lopez de León, a Guatemalan girl who said she was running from danger and had been caught by Border Patrol agents entering the United States? Yes, Ms. Gonzalez said, she’s my cousin.<p>Doralinda, 17, had crossed into …

Immigration

Campus Rape, a Survivor’s Story

Last week I wrote a column praising Betsy DeVos for announcing that the Department of Education would revisit the Obama administration’s 2011 “guidance” on campus sexual assault. The new guidelines, often interpreted with Procrustean severity by nervous campus administrators, had all but eliminated …

Obama Administration

Liberalism and the Campus Rape Tribunals

Last week Betsy DeVos, the secretary of education, announced that the Trump White House would be revising the Obama administration guidelines for how colleges and universities adjudicate accusations of sexual assault.<p>There were protests outside her speech and spittle-flecked rants on Twitter, but …

Title IX

I watched my patients die of poverty for 40 years. It's time for single-payer health care.

Sarai was 25 when she died of Wilson's disease, an inherited disorder that causes liver failure. A liver transplant could have cured her, but she was uninsured and was denied an appointment at two prominent Chicago transplant hospitals, including my own. Sarai's plight was brought to my attention …