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Real Message of #MeToo: The Sexual Revolution Has Not Been Kind to Women

What we are seeing in the broader culture now is something that has been evident on college campuses for some time — women are unhappy about the state of sex and romance.

The Uses of Disgrace

Bill Clinton’s shamelessness — and his party’s acquiescence in it — corrupted our culture in profound ways. What we choose to shame or overlook determines what kind of society we are.

Common Sense when It Comes to Sexual Assault

What journalist Mark Halperin is accused of, if true, is squalid. A story about President George H.W. Bush, though, demonstrates how common sense flies out the window once the pack is in full cry.

Harvey Weinstein and Feminism

Feminism made a critical misstep when it joined forces with the sexual revolution in the 1970s. It would be healthier for our culture if feminism were more realistic about human nature.

Do Conservatives Take Rape Seriously?

Rape and sexual assault are genuine problems on college campuses. The question is why and what can be done about it.

What’s Up with Rape in Sweden?

Incidents of sexual assault may be up in Sweden, but the truth is more complicated than the narrative.

What the Stanford Rape Case Reveals

The case should remind us of something important — don’t think in categories. When it comes to understanding sexual assault, both Left and Right need to remove their blinders.

Jailhouse Feminism

Feminism is not a juggernaut of defiant liberationists successfully playing offense. It is instead a terribly deformed but profoundly felt protective reaction to the sexual revolution itself.

Campus Rape Is Real

No one should be surprised that when the guardrails of sexual behavior were swept away in the flood of the sexual revolution, predatory men were handed a golden opportunity.