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#sexontrial

.@BBCthree response to our complaint about #sexontrial – complete with victim blaming.

This is the response from the BBC to our complaint about the program Is this rape? Sex on Trial. The limit on characters means we cannot put in a proper evidenced complaint. We will be raising this issue further, but we encourage everyone to send in formal complaints so that the BBC understands the breadth more »

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“Is This Rape? Sex on Trial” – a critique

The programme “Is This Rape? Sex on Trial” could have been brilliant, albeit with a different title. Here was an opportunity to educate around the law on rape. Yet the legal definition was given briefly at the end. It’s taken that everyone knows what rape means, yet this programme, for one thing, demonstrates that it more »

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#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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