Why I don’t regret not reporting my assault

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Suat Eman (FreeDigitalPhotos.net)

A lot of men and women face that decision at some point in their lives. It may be a friend, relative, co-worker, or a total stranger, but someone out there has made them feel worthless.

Last week, Rolling Stone published an article that has gotten quite a bit of buzz. You can read the original here (massive trigger alert on this one). This has led to a lot of talk regarding how under-reported rape is and how this helps create the false conception that it isn’t a problem.

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What’s up with the army, anyway?

The Australian Army has hit the newswaves in a big way in the last few days with what we think of in the West as a pretty average, almost boring sex scandal. I mean, it didn’t even include non-consensual sex and quietly firing the women when they came forward. By our standards, it’s almost hard to get upset considering the rest of the shit out there.  Continue reading “What’s up with the army, anyway?”