How rape culture works
Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives
Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives (Columbia University Press, $30), Leigh Gilmore examines the recent history of such women who found their testimony about sexual harassment, assault and rape disbelieved unless it was accompanied by an overwhelming amount of corroborating evidence—or a man’s eyewitness testimony. Gilmore explains exactly how rape culture works.
Multiple women who accused the president of sexual harassment seemed to simply disappear. In