December 11, 2014

Rape, Rolling Stone, and the Radical Notion that Women are Trustworthy

The author describes why she thinks the initial retraction of "A Rape on Campus" issued by Rolling Stone speaks to cultural discourse on women and sexual assault. She also addresses the question of whether women lie about rape, citing statistics that point out low level of false rape accusations (between 2% and 10%).
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Subject Blaming the victim, Rape--Psychological aspects, Rape--Public opinion
URL http://feministing.com/2014/12/11/rape-rolling-stone-and-the-radical-notion-that-women-are-trustworthy/

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