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Blame shifting headline following Jeremy Jackson’s sexual assault of Chloe Goodman

The following headline appeared in the Independent on Sunday 11th January 2015: Celebrity Big Brother housemate Jeremy Jackson removed following Chloe Goodman incident This headline clearly shifts the blame of Jeremy Jackson’s sexual assault of Chloe Goodman by referring to it as ‘Chloe Goodman incident’.  Nowhere in this article does it mention the words ‘sexual more »

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Celebrity Big Brother: Sexual assault is not an “explosive drama”

We are pleased to see Celebrity Big Brother remove Jeremy Jackson from the house following his sexual assault of Chloe Goodman. We were less than pleased to see Celebrity Big Brother frame the assault as an “explosive drama”. Sexual assault is not an “explosive drama”. It is a crime and should be treated as such. more »

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Celebrity Big Brother & David Lee Travis

We are extremely disturbed to hear that Celebrity Big Brother has approached David Lee Travis to appear in the next season. It is completely inappropriate to reward men with convictions for violence against women and girls with public platforms. We have seen this with Jim Davidson, whilst he was under investigation as part of Operation more »

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