"In Rape Is Rape: How Denial, Distortion, and Victim Blaming Are Fueling a Hidden Acquaintance Rape Crisis, author Jody Raphael reveals that the more acquaintance rape is reported and taken seriously by prosecutors, judges, and juries, the louder the clamor of rape denial becomes. Through firsthand interviews with victims, medical and judicial records, social media analysis, and statistics from government agencies, Rape Is Rape exposes the tactics used by the deniers, a group that includes conservatives and right-wing Christians as well as some controversial feminists..."
Jody Raphael is a visiting professor of law and a senior research fellow at DePaul's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center where she researches and writes in the area of violence against women, including domestic violence, sexual assault and the sex trade industry
Thursday April 11, 03:30 PM-04:30 PM
Barnes & Noble DePaul Center
1 E. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604