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Is rape legitimate if she dresses provocatively? One author argues yes

Rape apologist author compares dressing provocatively to leaving a laptop in the back seat of a car<p>British author Nick Ross insists that "I'm not saying rape isn't rape" -- except when he says, "Rape isn't always rape."<p>He says things like, "Rape is one of the most defiling crimes and there is never …

The Problem with 'Boys Will Be Boys'

This post was originally published in <i>Role/Reboot</i>.<p>For months, every morning when my daughter was in preschool, I watched her construct an elaborate castle out of blocks, colorful plastic discs, bits of rope, ribbons and feathers, only to have the same little boy gleefully destroy it within seconds …

I’m a feminist because

Misc,Theology · 4 comments<p>Women are created in the image of God and have inherent value. They deserve the same opportunities, respect, rights and …

Feminism

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

The loved and loathed

Keating's iconoclastic contribution dismissed Labor's World War II leader John Curtin as a merely a ''trier'' and described Curtin's successor and …

The working woman instils fear in the vocal few

<b>The rise of the female breadwinner is, undeniably, a sign of progress in a society, but far from celebration, some see this progress as a threat to</b> …