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  • Dad sought someone to rape daughter in Craigslist ad

    Dad sought someone to rape daughter in Craigslist ad
    A Missouri man was arrested after police say he took his 11-year-old daughter to meet someone who agreed to sexually assault the girl in response to a Craigslist ad, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Authorities in St. Louis, Mo. were alerted to...
  • Ring of truth in 'Orange Is the New Black'

    "What do you think of 'Orange Is the New Black?'" Since Netflix's series about life in a women's prison premiered this summer, I've fielded the same question from almost everyone I know. I guess it's because I have some experience on the subject. Before I...
  • Syrian-American writer finds voice with help from famous novelist

    Syrian-American writer finds voice with help from famous novelist
    I had two New Year's resolutions in 2011: to read Leo Tolstoy's “Anna Karenina” and Marcel Proust's “In Search of Lost Time.” “Anna” was completed by Jan. 25 — just when our lives turned into a 24-hour TV marathon...
  • Student newspaper op-ed argues 'drinking responsibly' may reduce risk of rape

    Student newspaper op-ed argues 'drinking responsibly' may reduce risk of rape
    An op-ed piece in the student newspaper at Southern Methodist University is gaining national attention after arguing that women can "prevent sexual assaults" by "drinking responsibly." In the Daily Campus op-ed, contributing writer Kirby Wiley...
  • Man padlocks girlfriend to prevent cheating

    Man padlocks girlfriend to prevent cheating
    A man in Mexico was released on a misdemeanor charge after putting a padlock on the pants of his girlfriend. WOIA in San Antonio reports the 25-year-old woman went to police in "excruciating pain" after being unable to use the restroom for several...
  • Georgia Tech frat apologizes for 'rapebait' letter

    Georgia Tech frat apologizes for 'rapebait' letter
    Earlier this week I blogged about a disgusting, misogynistic 'rapebait' letter sent out by a member of Georgia Tech's chapter of Phi Kappa Tau that quickly went viral. Now, it seems the offending brother has taken to the web to apologize for his actions....
  • In Florida cyberbully case, where were the parents, teachers, friends?

    There is perhaps no more heartbreaking story in the news these days than the suicide of a bullied 12-year-old Florida girl, a death all the more distressing because it was a preventable loss of young life. The sadness extends beyond the obvious. Two...
  • Review: 'An American Bride in Kabul' by Phyllis Chesler

    Review: 'An American Bride in Kabul' by Phyllis Chesler
    Imagine marrying the man you adore, only to find yourself locked away in an Afghan harem, where your sweetheart alternately ignores, insults, hits and sexually assaults you. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered...
  • Q&A: Jim Elledge on 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy'

    Q&A: Jim Elledge on 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy'
    As much as we're fascinated by the art of Henry Darger — the self-taught artist whose life's work was discovered in his Chicago apartment after his death in 1973 — it has always made us more than a wee bit queasy. His thousands of drawings,...
  • Review: 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy' by Jim Elledge

    Review: 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy' by Jim Elledge
    The breathtaking, disturbing, monumental artwork and writings of Henry Darger (1892-1973), a previously unknown and reclusive Chicago hospital janitor, were found shortly after he moved out of his apartment and into a nursing home. The works detail a...
  • Dashcam video: George Zimmerman surrenders to Lake Mary police

    Dashcam video: George Zimmerman surrenders to Lake Mary police
    LAKE MARY – iPad video recorded by George Zimmerman's wife during a dispute this week could determine whether her husband will face domestic violence charges, police said Tuesday. Lake Mary police Officer Zach Hudson, an agency spokesman, said...