Feminist writers are so besieged by online abuse that some have begun to retire

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By The Washington Post 02/20/2015

“I don’t know that I would do it under my real name,” she says she tells young women who are interested in writing about feminism. It’s “not just the physical safety concerns but the emotional ramifications” of constant, round-the-clock abuse. ..."

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A Bid for Guns on Campuses to Deter Rape

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By The New York Times 02/18/2015

"But this year, lawmakers in 10 states who are pushing bills that would permit the carrying of firearms on campus are hoping that the national spotlight on sexual assault will help them win passage of their measures. ..."

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‘Rape Culture’ and Feminism’s Sexual Exploitation of Women

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By The Federalists 02/10/2015

"Cathy Young has an in-depth report in The Daily Beast exposing the latest highly publicized dubious accusation of rape—following quickly on the heels of the University of Virginia saga and Lena Dunham’s tale about being taken advantage of by a mystery campus Republican who seems to have no counterpart in the real world. ..."

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