Tagged “rape”

On Derrick Rose, Chris Brown, And Black Men’s “Non-Existent” Pain

As last season's NBA playoffs intensified, I found myself rooting for Derrick Rose harder than I...

Danny Brown Got Head On Stage And All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

So a couple of weeks ago, indy-alt-ratchet rapper Danny Brown allegedly got some head from a whi...

The Responsibility of Knowledge and Compassion

The recent details and verdict in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case seems to have rightly brought a ...

On “Smart Drinking” And Happy Endings

I've always been what you (well, I) would call a "smart drinker"---basically, a person who does what...

Todd Akin Doesn’t Know Shit About Rape. And, Neither Do I.

It'll be August 21st by the time most of you read this, which makes it almost seven months since...

Takeaways From Yesterday’s “Rape Responsibility” Discussion

1. I made the decision to write full-time a little over a year ago. While the transition hasn't alwa...

“Rape Responsibility,” And The Fine Line Between Victim-Blaming and Common Sense

Zerlina Maxwell is a friend of mine, and I understand where "Stop Telling Women How to Not Get R...

4 Thoughts About Rihanna and Her “Man Down” Video

1. The rape-revenge fantasy that takes place in "Man Down" is one of the oldest and most effecti...

Guilty Until Proven Innocent: Hofstra, Lies, and Videotape

Honestly, I'm not even completely sure how to approach this topic but it's been on my mind for a sol...