What’s Current: Man rapes woman for a year while she sleeps, receives no jail time

“Parents dedicate new college safe space in honor of daughter who felt weird in class once.” Funny but not-so-funny at all?

Magnus Meyer Hustveit sexually assaulted his girlfriend on a regular basis while she slept, often while she was under the influence of medication. He told her he used her demands that he not consume pornography as an excuse to do this. Hustveit will get no jail time for his crimes.

Photograph: Romanceways.com
Photograph: Romanceways.com

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Susan Cox is a feminist writer and erstwhile academic in Philosophy. Follow her @Blasfemmey. Got tips? Email us

Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.