Helen Benedict

Professor of journalism at Columbia University and author of “Sand Queen” and “Virgin or Vamp: How the Press Covers Sex Crimes.”

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Helen Benedict is an American novelist and journalist, best known for her writings on social injustice and the Iraq War.

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is promising new legislation that would take the prosecution of military sexual assaults out of the chain of command.

Sexual Assault in the Military

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is promising new legislation that would take the prosecution of military sexual assaults out of the chain of command.

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NBC is backing off plans to develop a new comedy starring Bill Cosby because of the rape allegations against the comedian. And Netflix says it will postpone a Cosby comedy special.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape

NBC is backing off plans to develop a new comedy starring Bill Cosby because of the rape allegations against the comedian. And Netflix says it will postpone a Cosby comedy special.

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