Rape culture: How it flourishes before our eyes

Rape culture: How it flourishes before our eyes

By: Amanda K. Fox Rape culture. Those are two words that don’t appear to go together, yet it is a phrase that is an all too familiar part of our lexicon. Rape culture is generally defined as an environment in which rape and sexual assault are not only common, but accepted. The general reaction to […]

Redefining rape: A timeline

Redefining rape: A timeline

By: Carrie Eckles Rape has made headlines recently due to the inane remarks made by Rep. Todd Akin regarding rape and pregnancy. According to Akin, “It seems to be, first of all, from what I understand from doctors, it’s really rare. If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut […]