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Bernardo Bertolucci is one of the most famous and well-respected filmmakers of all time, but recent revelations about his actions on the set of one of his most prestigious works is causing quite a stir in the art world.

Film ‘Last Tango’ faces rape controversy

December 7, 2016

Film buffs around the world were shocked this past weekend when news arose that the infamous rape scene from Bernardo Bertolucci’s film “Last Tango In Paris” was non-conse...

Women protest a rape case in New York City. The case of Brock Turner is not the first controversial rape case in the United States.

California passes law creating mandatory rape sentence

September 1, 2016

Lawmakers in California voted unanimously to pass a law imposing a mandatory three-year sentence upon anyone convicted of rape using force. This bill comes in response to the...

Activists gather at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Steubenville, Ohio. Photo cred: Michael D. McElwain, Steubenville Herald-Star

Society confronts rape culture

May 1, 2013

Recently, the issue of rape culture has been brought to light, with the beginning of the Audrie Pott trial and the events that occurred in Steubenville. In Steubenville, Ohio, a 16...

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