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The family’s recent response to his child pornography charges only underscores how complementarianism elevates men over the vulnerable, leaving women to deal with the fallout

Josh Duggar’s mug shot, Washington County Arkansas


The rock star abused women for years—but we were so used to pop-culture misogyny that we didn’t notice

Marilyn Manson and Rose McGowan, 1998. Photo: Catherine McGann/Getty Images


Column

Americans tend to focus on the most outrageous crimes because they give cover to more everyday misconduct

Audrey Strauss, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, at a press conference announcing the arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell on July 2. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images


Column

Mark Halperin’s failed comeback attempt shows that no one misses the men ousted for abuse

Credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images


Power Trip

The corruption, violence, and petty cruelty on display left me with PTSD

Credit: Images by Steve Skinner Photography/Moment/Getty


Power Trip

Domestic workers face abuse and exploitation at the hands of their employers

Feb. 18, 2018 — Filipina workers returning home to Manila from Kuwait. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images

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