Yes, porn does trivialize rape

As I suspected, my recent article asserting that pornography fuels rape culture has proven to be pretty controversial for both sides of the debate—porn advocates claiming that no it doesn’t, and some even saying that the girls being beaten up in porn movies like it very much, thanks, and the conservative side stating that since there is…

On Schindler’s list

First published on March 21, 2014 on The Times of Israel (Link: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/on-schindlers-list/). I noticed, just recently, that Leon Leyson died about a year ago at the age of 83. His name is not one that incurs automatic recognition, but his story certainly will: Leyson was the youngest survivor on Oskar Schindler’s famous list. Some…

Porn fuels rape culture

On the heels of a number of alleged sexual assaults at the University of Ottawa, the topic of “rape culture” is again in the headlines. Additionally, a U of O student leader Anne-Marie Roy revealed that in a Facebook conversation, several male student leaders had made sexually explicit comments about her—with one comment stating that she…

Dr. Efraim Zuroff

Dr. Efraim Zuroff is an Israeli historian of American origin who has played a role in bringing Nazis indicted for war crimes to trial. Zuroff, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center office in Jerusalem, is the coordinator of Nazi war crimes research worldwide for the Wiesenthal Center and the author of its annual (since 2001)…

Phyllis Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly, is an American constitutional lawyer, conservative activist, author, and founder of the Eagle Forum. She is known for her staunch social and political conservatism, her opposition to modern feminism and for her campaign against the proposed Equal Rights Amendment. Author of many books, she is arguably the most successful political activist of the…