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Sex Panic in America (review)

By Jennifer Joseph / September 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Sex Panic in America (review)

“Secrets, like scandals, flourish in gardens of embarrassability.” This loosely arranged, challenging essay collection explores the intersections of sex and power that have been tried in the courts of public opinion.

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In macho Australia, men who were sexually abused are too ashamed to seek help

By Mark A. Bonta / September 23, 2019 / Comments Off on In macho Australia, men who were sexually abused are too ashamed to seek help

In Australia, 20 percent of women and five percent of men claim to have been sexually abused at some point in their lives since turning 15. Yet male victims report abuse less than women, due largely to feelings of shame and guilt.  It gets worse: According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, less than 14 […]

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