The Language of Rape | 7

The Language of Rape | 7

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Paige St. John sits down with fellow journalist Laura Beil to discuss why victims, police and the media struggle with how to talk about rape.


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Comments (14)

Penny Nelson

What staggers me is the hypocrisy of the police when announcing his arrest known by many names.... They neglect to mention the word "colleague & co-worker". My understanding is that he raped 49 women whilst in the employ of the police!

Aug 3rd
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Apple Betty

Thank you for taking the time out to speak about the women who are going through this horrific event and taking care of them as much as you can while telling their story. I am astounded that the attacks that happened back in the 70's won't come to justice because of the statue if limitations. This was made up by a man and needs to be changed, it is appalling to me. This creep is still getting away with victimizing people even tho he is in jail awaiting a trial, 5 years?? That is completely unacceptable.

Jul 17th
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Drew Brid

Apple Betty I feel unacceptable too, and this surely need to be changed!

Jul 18th
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Rachel Vaughan

as a 25 year old American woman I absolutely disagree that these crimes and the public reaction to them is "unfathomable" to my generation of women. Rape, misogynistic violence, male superiority complexes, victim blaming and sexism are still extremely prevalent facts of life. our justice system may have more technology to solve these crimes at hand but the attitudes expressed in the 70s are still widespread today. case in point: our current president has been accused 22 times and counting of sexual assault, and 4 times and counting of rape. where is the outrage? where are the investigations into these crimes? we can't pretend like women today aren't being abused, disbelieved, blamed and discarded just as they have been for generations.

Jul 10th
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Rachel Vaughan

Daniel Stoner lol what? this is only a comment string on a podcast but for what it's worth to anyone who sees it: identify your personal values and use your voice to fight for what you know is true. Make connections when you observe large scale patterns and question authority! Don't let strangers on the internet bully you and I guarantee you will find more freedom and happiness in your life than those who don't do these things! I hope you get the emotional help you need, Daniel. Love everyone and don't tolerate hatred or abuse. 💙

Jul 31st
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Daniel Stoner

Rachel Vaughan So you took what has been a great, in depth, thought provoking podcast and turned it into your anti trump tirade, sad sad woman

Jul 30th
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They're really milking the success of Dr Death, aren't they?

Jul 4th
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West MI Warbler

Slightly distracting... I feel like I’m listening to Terry Gross (Fresh Air/NPR) talking to Mary Steenburgen (Actress) about the Golden State Killer case.

Jul 2nd
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