Global Comment’s editors are reading about love gone bad, rape culture, Ken’s new look, and much more this week.
Online comments can become a microcosm of populist sentiments, especially when issues like sex crimes are involved.
Britain’s latest sexual assault scandal has already climbed into the hundreds as people step forward to report childhood sexual assault by football coaches.
Donald Trump’s election was a slap in the face to survivors of sexual violence in the United States.
Ched Evans’ rape conviction was just overturned because the judge allowed his victim’s history into evidence. That outdated approach to hearing rape cases suggests that some victims are “deserving.”
The Brock Turner case illustrates that men need to be more proactive when it comes to talking about rape, putting an end to the “bro code.”
What is it about Australian rules football in particular that might promote or at least condone rape?
It would appear that this season of Downton Abbey is all about the punishing of the women.
When important media outlets such as CNN sympathize openly with the rapists, it is about time we as a society begin to think about what is wrong with us. That is precisely what occurred recently in the United States with the high-profile Steubenville football rape case.
If I were living in an oppressive matriarchy — a world dominated by a feminist “herd mentality,” a world where women were reduced to drab, numb “anodyne drones” — wouldn’t I know it?