Global Comment’s editorial team shares the longreads they’re loving this week, from a medical mystery in Sweden to the roots of rape.
Crying foul on minimal sentences for rapists from privileged backgrounds has become popular, but it’s feeding something deeply sinister.
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.”
This is a good book, not shy of taking on the difficult themes that any Hebrew Bible/Old Testament-based story will inevitably involve.
On Jessica Jones, the trauma is present from the start and so is the recovery.
Refugees trapped in US detention facilities face highly disturbing conditions.
This is a violent, cruel, awful world, and it’s filled with people who do terrible things to each other in an ever-creative series of ways.
How is it that we can imagine a world where dragons walk the Earth, but not one where women don’t have to fear rape?
What is it about Australian rules football in particular that might promote or at least condone rape?
US celebrity chef Paula Deen is no stranger to controversy, but last week, the furore she caused may have marked the start of a downward career slide as information surfaced from a deposition revealing that she’d used a racial slur (n*r) and had created a hostile working environment for people of colour. The deposition was …