Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse


Magaluf Girl: Consent and Sexuality

Before starting, I think I should be transparent and say that I have my own issues with nightclubs and consent, you can read more here. Unless you live in one of those wonderful bubbles in which the popular “news” of the day passes you by, you will have probably seen the stories today circulating around […]

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Empowerment and Victim Blaming

What you are doing is hiding your head in sand. Nobody is saying that rapers should not be convicted more, or that all rapes are caused by drinking. But you are criticizing those who educate women to take care of themselves, empower them. What you are saying is basically that women are too weak(like children) and are […]

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A victimless crime? (Content Note)

An article in the Wall Street Journal written by the Editor [via Do Not Link] states that sexual violence involving alcohol is a ‘victimless crime’. One of our supporters has sent this piece in response: “I was drunk. Hammered actually. Had taken lots of drugs. Pretty culpable. He was sober. Didn’t drink so he could […]


Just Add Alcohol. Neknominations and the risk of rape.

It’s been near impossible to avoid the controversy surrounding the latest social media craze, ‘Neknominations’, which as far as I can tell is the digital equivalent of dropping a penny in someone else’s pint – unsporting behaviour by anyone’s standards. You down a drink, nominate a few friends to do the same, and in typical […]

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