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Call for Papers | “The Psychology and History of Sexual Violation in Sports and Its Condemnation” | Special Issue of Clio’s Psyche. Call ends April 30, 2018
Why has sexual violation by powerful men in sports (recently gymnastics, previously hockey)—covered up, denied, suppressed, and repressed for so long—become a powerful theme in the American media since the fall of 2017? Why are coaches, trainers, and doctors, whose predecessors usually got away with sexual assault, now being exposed, shamed, forced to resign, and convicted for unwanted touching and worse?