Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

November, 2015

#sexontrial : Our formal complaint to @BBCthree

Our formal complaint is below. Unfortunately, the BBC limits the number of characters you can use in a complaint. The program misrepresented numerous issues: 1. it failed to legally define rape and sexual assault under under English/ Welsh law & did not address difference in laws in Scotland 2. It misrepresented how a criminal trial more »

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angry at #sexontrail

PART 1 THE PARTY. First of all, in my opinion, separating the boys from the girls in order to watch this because it may be uncomfortable is not only pointless, but pathetic, why? because rape is not comfortable for anyone to watch, whether alone or in a group setting, so being in a room with more »

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.@MerseyPolice and the small issue of a rape joke

Mersey Police’s social media employee has tweeted out a rather interesting response to a rape joke. Whilst Mersey Police have since apologised, it was due to an immediate response from Twitter users. Without the immediate engagement of twitter users horrified by such a light-hearted response to a rape joke by an employee of the Merseyside Police, it’s more »

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