COMMENT:

Sexual assault is the only crime in which the victim is assumed guilty. It's also the crime in which the victim's voice is most likely to be silenced. Shame, stigma, and fear keep us quiet, and those of us who dare to give voice to what happened to us at home, at work, at the pub – in whispers, in confidential reviews, in police interviews, in written accounts – are apparently opportunistic charlatans, going out of our way to ruin some poor, innocent man's life.

Let's examine some of the advantages of accusing someone of sexual misconduct. First, you'll

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