Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

excuses for male violence

What motives for violence are we prepared to acknowledge and what do we avoid?

7 October US (Detroit) Shooting: 1 dead, 5 injured, 2 critically 22 October Canada (Ottawa) Shooting: 2 dead 25 October US (Seattle) Shooting: 2 dead, 4 injured, 3 critically (all teens) I would bet that you know all about the Canada shooting, in part of course this may arise from the fact that there have […]

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The New Excuse for Fatal Male Violence: “Trust Issues”

Kayleigh-Anne Palmer was only 16 years old when her partner¬†Aston Robinson (18) strangled her to death. Palmer was also 6 months pregnant. Robinson had a history of violent and controlling behaviour. The BBC report from the trial contains these statements: Asked if it was a deliberate act to stop her breathing, he said: “Yes, but […]

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