Rape culture has reared its unsightly mind into the news yet again. At fault of late is previous Stanford University athlete Brock Turner, caught in a heinous act of intimate attack against an unconscious “Emily Doe” behind a dumpster.
The important points with this full situation are unambiguous, the victim’s statement heart-rending, Turner’s efforts to dodge justice deplorable, while the judge’s phrase dissatisfying. In hardly any other situation gets the narrative of a toxic campus rape culture been therefore compelling.
This event raises dxlive.com the typical concerns. Is this horrendous crime symptomatic of a more substantial social trend? Or is it an aberration, distressing but with few implications for decent people? Read More