Duke case reinforced unsound rape myths

April 30, 2007 • 0
A year ago, three Duke lacrosse players were charged with rape. Like many people, I thought that if the allegations were true, then I wanted justice served, but I would rather have the allegations be false and know that a rape did not occur. Yet the media always seemed willing to pass judgment on the »

Theory, practice unwed in Catholic gay ruling

December 7, 2005 • 0
This month, the Catholic Church officially released instructions purging those who “practice homosexuality, show profoundly deep-rooted homosexual tendencies or support the so-called gay culture” from the clergy. These instructions further prevent gay men from entering the seminary to become priests unless a three-year “transition period” has passed since their last homosexual act. The guidelines constitute »