How to be a Perfect Rape Victim. The emotionally honest geniuses at Robot Hugs made a devastating comic about how frustrating and demoralizing it is to report a sexual assault. The heartbreaking message: If you don't respond to your rape in the right way, you're just not credible. RobotHugs writes: "When I do comics for other... Continue Reading →
Namibian comics aim to help assault victims and those falsely accused
From The Legal Assistance Centre in Namibia comes a series of comics that instruct readers on how to identify, report, and respond to cases of abuse and sexual assault. These are fascinating reads -- the goal of each comic is to assist the victim of a crime, whether it is a suspected assailant who has been... Continue Reading →
Gillibrand’s quest for military justice
Artist Adam Zyglis (The Buffalo Post) depicts Senator Gillibrand in her efforts to change military policy. Senator Kristin Gillibrand of New York has been working for 3 years to pass a bill that would shift the prosecution of military sexual assaults to military lawyers, and out of the hands of the military chain of command. Gillibrand's... Continue Reading →
Upcoming Book Review: Mel’s Story: Surviving Military Sexual Assault
Doonesbury's Gary Trudeau dedicates more than 100 pages to the story of one soldier who experienced sexual assault by a commanding officer. A book review will be posted soon.
Remember when we used to laugh with Bill Cosby? There are a lot of editorial comics about our fallen hero these days. You can see a nice collection at politicalcartoons.com. Here are a couple from editorial cartoonists Mike Luckovich and John Cole as featured in The Denver Post, Jan 4 2016.