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Op Ed

Reacting To The Strauss-Kahn Dismissal

Earlier this morning, in a turn that many of us suspected coming, a Manhattan judge granted the NYC District Attorney’s office request to dismiss all pending criminal charges, including sexual assault and rape, against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. According to court documents, the decision to drop the charges was based solely on the credibility of Nafissatou Diallo. […]

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Perspectives

Taking Action When Justice Is Deferred: Nafissatou Diallo

“Because of him they call me a prostitute… I want him to go to jail. I want him to know there are some places you cannot use your power, you cannot use your money”

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Thoughts On Strauss Kahn, Halliburton And Our Ensuing Rape Culture.

(Ed. note: Trigger warning for discussion of rape.) I am tired. I am so very, very tired. I am tired of the constant excuses made for rape and rape culture. I am tired of having all rape culture placed under one big monolithic umbrella, when there are so many things we have to pull apart, […]