Archives for December 2014

Some Good News About Batterers (Really!): Q&A With Dr. Amie Zarling

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Frequent visitors to This Space know I talk a lot about batterers. More specifically, I complain about them: how destructive they are, how the culture sometimes tolerates or even condones their violence. But these days, what bothers me most about batterers is how poorly society deals with them. [Read more…]

Bill Cosby, The Rapist We Made

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I never much liked Bill Cosby, but that doesn’t matter now. The fact that he’s a smug, moralizing scold who made a second career of publicly shaming marginalized black people now seems like a harmless pastime, a lark, compared to what he’s allegedly been up to since at least the ‘70s. [Read more…]