Posts Tagged ‘the line’

D.C. Screening of Nancy Schwartzman’s “THE LINE” This Thursday

On Thursday, Men Can Stop Rape will host the D.C. premiere of THE LINE, Nancy Schwartzman's documentary about sexual consent as filtered through her own experience with rape. I interviewed Schwartzman in April about confronting her rapist on camera for the film; she'll be on-hand at the event to "facilitate discussion on how to use [...]

The Morning After: Post-Racial Deodorant Edition

* The Daily Beast's Tricia Romano declares Old Spice Guy Isaiah Mustafa a "post-racial commercial genius." Commercial genius? Yes, ladies. Post-racial? Not so much, says Georgetown Girl.

The Morning After: Gays on Our Trains Edition

* Via GLAA Forum, The Nation reports on queer youth in juvenile detention facilities.

The Morning After: Victim-Blame TV Edition

* Nancy Schwartzman talks about having her rape debated on camera for a potential new "feminist" series:

The Morning After: Non-Consensual Sex Blogging Edition

* A new sex blogger writing for THE LINE asks: Does writing about your sexual experiences veer into non-consensual territory?

Nancy Schwartzman on Confronting Her Rapist

THE LINE — It Was Cooperative from Nancy Schwartzman on Vimeo.
In 2004, Nancy Schwartzman flew back to Jerusalem to confront the man who raped her. Three years earlier, Schwartzman was living in Jerusalem by way of New York City, working at a cultural institution, and getting plenty of film footage on the side. Then, a [...]

What Does Date Rape Smell Like?

The Line, a new documentary film about sex and consent, hit the American University campus last week. Today, The Line's blog addressed the recent controversy at AU over student newspaper the Eagle's anonymous sex column, which presented a drunk, hazy, and painful sexual experience as a normal college hook-up: