SOURCE: The Conversation
by Vivien G. Fryd
The cultural prominence of rape and sexual assault might be new. Efforts to bring attention to the issue, however, are not.
A turn-of-the-century trial, the focus of a new book, took aim at the Victorian double standard.
SOURCE: Perspectives on History
by Amy Stanley
Tsuneno was raped. She said so. But only after #MeToo did this historian decide to believe her.
“I made a themed issue about #MeToo perpetrators who were not convicted by the judiciary but by social media. And now I am on the pillory myself.” – Historian Ian Buruma
by Robert Wright
The short answer: They’ve already been here before.
by Joan Wallach Scott
It’s the history of the oppression of women we have to contend with.
by David Greenberg
Some argue Bill Clinton should have resigned over the Lewinsky scandal. They’re getting it all wrong.
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