Judith Levine is a journalist and personal essayist on sex, justice, and emotions in politics. Her fifth book, “The Feminist and the Sex Offender: Confronting Harm, Ending State Violence” (with Erica R. Meiners) will be published by Verso in May.
The Coronavirus CrisisThe Pandemic Brings Out the Authoritarian and the Libertarian in Us All. Can We Meet in the Middle?
It’s a powerful American ambivalence: on one hand, a punitive instinct; on the other, leave-me-alone individualism.
VoicesA Professor Was Called a Pedophile Because of His Work. Academics Are Keeping Their Distance.
Thomas Hubbard has received no complaints of sexual misconduct. But his work on ancient pederasty and the age of sexual consent has made him the target of protests at UT Austin.