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Notes from a Not-Quite-Lapsed Catholic on Fat Tuesday

So, hi. I’m Hattie, I was raised Catholic, and I still kinda am Catholic. I’m also a liberal Democrat. I’ll wait for the excessive gasping and swooning to subside.

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Pop Culture

On #MooreandMe, Pt. II: Naomi Wolf and Protecting Accusers’ Anonymity

Part of what has so revived the #MooreandMe Twitter hashtag this week is renowned feminist Naomi Wolf’s January 5 op-ed for the Guardian, titled “Julian Assange’s sex-crime accusers deserve to be named.” Wolf argues that shielding rape accusers from the public spotlight infantilizes women, allows unethical organizations to hush up accusations, and is morally irresponsible.