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Talking Past Each Other: Western vs. Georgian Perspectives on Harassment

Yeah, the title is a mouthful. I realized something, just now, that I regard as so important that instead of going back to sleep (it’s 6am and I’ve had less than five hours) I’m going to stay up and post … Continue reading

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Bridenapping is Rape (and Rape is Bad)

The other day I was talking about movies with a Georgian friend. “Have you ever seen The Pianist?” she asked. “I don’t think so… what’s it about?” “It’s by Roman Polanski,” she said. “The rapist?” I asked. “Oh, you Americans. … Continue reading

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