The rape of a 73-year-old bird-watcher in Central Park this week ignited shock around the world. But why? Rape isn’t about sex but violence—and in this case, possibly revenge. Noelle Howey reports.
Noelle Howey is a deputy editor at Real Simple magazine and the author of Dress Codes, an award-winning memoir about her family. She has written for publications and websites including Salon, The Advocate, Babble, and Glamour, among many others. She lives in Maplewood, N.J.
ABC has a new sitcom about men in dresses. But no one is laughing, says Noelle Howey, the daughter of a transgender parent.