Tag: kobe bryant

The Glass Closet

What happens when a female basketball player, backed by the same franchise as Kobe Bryant, is accused of sexual assault? Well, she sure didn’t get the same treatment that Kobe did. Bryant got backed up; coaches insisted tat he play…

Women Speak on Rape

DED Space discusses what it means when rapists have culture on their side. Echidne of the Snakes takes apart Steve Gilliard’s prescriptive etiquette for women, in other words, his essay on How Not To Get Raped (Echidne later provides an…

Rape, As I Know It

Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you. – Jean-Paul Sartre While watching the commentary on the Kobe Bryant rape spectacle, my stomach drops. I’ve written about the case often — I follow all news on traditional…