The Language of Rape, Victimhood, and Survival


I was sexually assaulted when I was thirteen years old by someone I mistakenly believed was a friend. I rarely think about it. It happened, I got through it, and I survived.
NewsReal contributor Alex Knepper believes the word “traumatic” doesn’t apply to being held down and forcibly penetrated against my will.  What’s more, he thinks [...]

AU President Prostrates to Feminists: Date Rape Column Was a “Mistake”


After weeks of prudent silence, American University’s president, Neil Kerwin, has finally spoken up about the date-rape controversy sparked by my recent column. Now, the last time anyone was interested in what was coming out of American University, it was because Kerwin’s predecessor was caught embezzling school funds — so perhaps, not used to all [...]

American University’s Rape of the First Amendment


A recent incidence of censorship at American University shows the intellectual rot and decay that has taken place at American colleges and universities. This incidence of censorship also underscores the need for an academic bill of rights.

Call the Campus Stalinists By their True Name


NRB’s Alex Knepper has gotten himself into a bit of hat water with the so-called “feminist” Left at his alma mater, American University.
He wrote a column challenging the college “date rape” dogma and has since been renounced by “liberals” throughout the blogosphere and on campus. Newspapers were stolen. Calls for his resignation from the paper [...]

How Feminists Judge: “He Looks Rape-y”


The aftermath of my column
For the past two days, I have been embroiled in an enormous campus controversy concerning a column I wrote criticizing the concept of “date rape” and decrying the victim-based ideology of the sexual left. Printed in the university’s paper, the American University Eagle, the column went up on its website on [...]