False rape accusations are nothing new, with evidence for practice going back thousands of years. Peter Wright showcases examples from the nineteenth century.
Recently a team of pro-feminist film makers tricked actors into role playing “rape culture” scenes while not informing them that that’s what they were doing. The film was passed off as real to the public, leaving the actors to deal with being duped by the film-makers and with hostility from the general public.
On Friday January 9, 2015, despite calls for his shows to be canceled due to allegations of rape, Bill Cosby was in Hamilton Ontario to finish his tour of Canada. Cosby on the 2 previous nights had shows in London and Kitchener Ontario before his tour landed him in my backyard Hamilton. At the 2 […]
Author’s Note: There’s been a rapidly ramped-up cultural shift toward pathologizing male initiation of contact on multiple levels, starting with initial approaches to get women’s attentions. We are told that “street harassment” is not only culturally normative and epidemic but part of the “rape culture” continuum, emblematic of a wider cosmological worldview that men are […]