Audrie, Daisy & Rape Culture

Audrie & Daisy is an amazing Netflix documentary that follows, in particular, two teenagers who were sexually assaulted and raped (among other brave young women who also shared their stories). If you haven’t watched the documentary, you need to do so immediately. It’s similar to The Hunting Ground, and perhaps even more moving. Unfortunately, Audrie’s … Continue reading Audrie, Daisy & Rape Culture

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#StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: The Almost Facebook Famous Rapist [Names Withheld Due to Minors]

— Trigger Warning — Last year, I read an article by Jane Gilmore, discussing that there was no national outrage or outcry, and little had been said in the media, about the fact that just the other week in Australia, six women were murdered in five days. Yes. Six women were murdered in five days. As nothing has changed, … Continue reading #StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: The Almost Facebook Famous Rapist [Names Withheld Due to Minors]

#WhyIDidn’tReport: Coercion = Rape

— Trigger and Content Warning — Like with the “Friendship Breakup” series, over the next few weeks, I’ll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you’d like to share or … Continue reading #WhyIDidn’tReport: Coercion = Rape

#StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Aiia Maasarwe

— Trigger Warning — Last year, I read an article by Jane Gilmore, discussing that there was no national outrage or outcry, and little had been said in the media, about the fact that just the other week in Australia, six women were murdered in five days. Yes. Six women were murdered in five days. As nothing has changed, … Continue reading #StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Aiia Maasarwe

#WhyIDidn’tReport: Cry Wolf

— Trigger and Content Warning — Like with the “Friendship Breakup” series, over the next few weeks, I’ll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you’d like to share or … Continue reading #WhyIDidn’tReport: Cry Wolf

#WhyIDidn’tReport: But Rape Jokes Are Sooooo Funny!

— Trigger and Content Warning — Like with the “Friendship Breakup” series, over the next few weeks, I’ll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you’d like to … Continue reading #WhyIDidn’tReport: But Rape Jokes Are Sooooo Funny!

#WhyIDidn’tReport: #MenToo

— Trigger and Content Warning — Like with the “Friendship Breakup” series, over the next few weeks, I’ll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you’d like to … Continue reading #WhyIDidn’tReport: #MenToo