Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

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.@BBCSport confuses child sexual abuse with throwing a football game.

This is how @BBCSport chose to advertise their article on Adam Johnson’s conviction for child sexual offences.  Things which constitute a fail from grace in sports: taking illegal substances or throwing a game. Things which constitute criminal acts: the sexual abuse of a child. Things which are not the same: the sexual abuse of a more »

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Oh captain, my captain.

As the roving sports reporter for EVB I watch quite a lot of sports, each time marvelling at the skill, stamina and determination athletes possess to become top of their game. I’m a completely mad Newcastle United fan, for my sins, but football has started leaving a sour taste in my mouth. The behaviour of more »

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