Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

Why?

I am sick of reading about the 'poor' men that shot her dead/died after murdering her/had sex with a vulnerable girl they shouldn't have. Who is the fricking victim here?! If you murder, rape and abuse YOU are the problem, not the woman (whose life you ruined, btw). Media outlets seriously need to think about the messages their perspective sends when reporting crimes like this. Enough focus on the person who committed the crime already! Let's stop excusing what they've done with distorted phraseology and actually say it as it is, eh?

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