Mark Dent

The empathy gap is shockingly real

If a mother lost her son and daughter in a terrible accident and only spoke of her grief at losing her daughter, our community would be quite horrified. Yet time and again this is what we do when discussing the issues of domestic violence, slavery, the sex trade, rape, or oppression in various parts of this world.

A tale of two talk shows

Reciprocal violence between men and women is usually blamed on the male even when a women admits to physically attacking a men first. New contributor Mark Dent provides an example of the mystifying double standards in the case of NFL footballer Ray Rice.