Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse


Authority, Obedience and Teen/teacher “relationships”

Ok, so recently there’s been a few stories of teachers sleeping with teenage pupils. Many people have been (rightly, in my opinion) outraged by the teachers’ behaviour. However @paintsnature wrote an article in the Washington Post about how she believes that automatically criminalising these relationships is a bad idea. In the piece she argues that […]

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’15 – Love’. No, not Wimbledon but a week of grooming by the British media

‘Jimmy Savile groomed a nation’ screamed the headlines last year.  I have a sense of déjà vu as it seems that we’re being groomed yet again, this time into accepting that school teacher Jeremy Forrest is a weak individual whose only crime was to follow his heart; the poor man was the victim of the […]

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