Posts tagged "marital rape"

Christian Website Advises Men To Not Look At Their Wives’ Faces During Coerced Sex

The Christian website, which espouses all sorts of ass-backwards, sexist, paternalistic garbage advice, has published a piece telling husbands that they “should not tolerate” their wives’ refusal to have sex. Columnist Larry Solomon…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2015 - 11:20 am

Dr. Suniti Solomon, India’s Pioneering HIV Researcher, Died This Week

Plus, did you know that marital rape was legal in the United States through the mid-80s? No wonder Donald Trump is still stuck in that decade…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 29, 2015 - 4:20 pm

WOW: Donald Trump Sure Has No Business Calling Anyone A Rapist

Did Donald Trump rape his ex-wife Ivana?

Robyn Pennacchia | July 28, 2015 - 11:05 am

Marital Rape Often Not Treated Like “Normal” Rape

“Marital privilege” sounds more pleasant than what it actually refers to: exemptions written into state laws that treat marital rape differently than the rape of someone other than the perpetrator’s…

Newser | June 11, 2015 - 2:15 pm

“Is Sex With An Unconscious Person Always Rape?” Utah Lawmakers Wonder

At the center of any discussion about rape is the issue of consent. Did both (or more) parties involved consent to having sex? Was consent given under…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 4, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Melissa Gorga Is Not Happy People Say Her Book Advocates Marital Rape

“That is so awful. That word is like so disgusting to me. That’s horrible. It’s just about the playfulness, about teasing, it’s about ‘hmmm, no, I don’t want it tonight’…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 30, 2013 - 11:43 am

Sarah Palin’s Pick For State Attorney General Allegedly Defends Marital Rape

Sarah Palin. Remember her? Despite Levi Johnston’s TV talk show circuit tour having ended, the Alaska governor is still under the microscope. Wayne Anthony Ross, Palin’s nominee for Alaska’s state…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 13, 2009 - 2:00 pm