Caren Chesler
Journalist, Freelance

Caren Chesler is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, and Scientific American, among others. She lives in New York and New Jersey.

Written by Caren Chesler

Sheriff Gordon Smith of Bradford County, Florida has put up red signs outside the homes of convicted sexual predators. April 2013. Photo by Splash News/Corbis

Essay/
Gender and identity
Natural-born paedophiles

Some paedophiles might be hard-wired to commit their abusive acts. Should that alter their crime in the eyes of the law?

Caren Chesler

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Essay/
Biography and memoir
The coward

My husband got the death threat, but I went into hiding. Are some brains wired for courage and others for fear?

Caren Chesler