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Linda Martín Alcoff
Professor of Philosophy, City University of New York

Linda Martín Alcoff is director of women’s studies and professor of philosophy at Hunter College, City University of New York. She is the author of Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self (2006) and her latest book is Rape and Resistance (2018). She lives in Brooklyn.

Written by Linda Martín Alcoff

Essay/
Human rights and justice
A survivor speaks

Victims of sexual assault are commonly judged by the consistency of their story. But consistency is not a high road to truth

Linda Martín Alcoff