Essay: The Male Response to Rape

Between the book reviews and the science notes, the third gang rape of the past two months. This one occurred in the Charlestown section of Boston, where seven young men have been charged with kidnaping a 17-year-old girl and raping her repeatedly for seven hours in an apartment belonging to one of the men. The incident followed the more widely publicized attack in New Bedford, Mass., some weeks earlier, in which four men raped and tormented a woman for two hours on a pool table in Big Dan's bar, while onlookers cheered. That one...

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