This ruling shows change that has been a long time coming, and has by no means totally arrived, but certainly gives hope to the masses who have spent lifetimes waiting for it. While much of the coverage surrounding this trial has been questionable, at best, anybody who has half a brain and a quarter of a heart knows that the most significant person in this entire situation is the young woman who survived the rape that these two boys put her through.
Here is to whom else it matters. More
Somebody page Dick Wolf. More
I will not lie to you, I’m not without guilt of this wish: in the past, when I was quite young, I briefly hoped that the person who assaulted me would someday know exactly how it felt. But wishing rape on rapists will never solve anything. It still a violation, it is still violent, it is still rape. More
Last summer, a 16-year-old girl got drunk and passed out at a house party before being attacked by Steubenville High athletes Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond. They took multiple explicit photos with their cellphones.
It gets worse. More
One common device of lazy writers is starting pieces with a rhetorical question. Another device of lazy writers is to falsely distance themselves from other lazy writers with statements like the previous one so they seem insightful and self-aware by … More