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Tag Archives: Rape

Changing the conversation about men v rapists

We have written previously of Ched Evans, and also of the desire of some to shout “not all men” above the voices of those talking about violence perpetrated against them. … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Establishment failed to recognise rape, so I made it easier for them.

content note for rape, victim blaming, alcohol and intimate partner violence  Intimate partner violence is hidden behind the minimising term “domestic” abuse. Its domestic, small scale, ignorable, just a part of the … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · 7 Comments

Half smiling for patriarchy

How many of you have that practiced half smile for when strange men accost you in the street? That fixed expression judged to be not too friendly, but friendly enough, a smile created to please patriarchy, a mask we hope will protect us from being todays victim.

March 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

Control of the Narrative.

Tatchell, Catherine Bennett and when the privileged ignore facts to control the narrative

February 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

The next time

this is a poem about rape, you wont like it  I just want to be able to scream the next time I am raped is it too much to ask … Continue reading

February 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remember Poppi.

The death of Poppi Worthington is exceptionally triggering, please exercise self care.Content Notes for child abuse, physical and sexual. Heartbreaking is a word often thrown around when a child dies. … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

They shoot dinosaurs dont they?

Content note for mention of rape and victim blaming Chrissie Hynde is in the news after saying some pretty terrible things about victims of rape. It doesn’t take a degree … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · 3 Comments

The wrong kind of victim.

CN for rape and brief mention of self harm  If you are a sex worker openly advocating for sex workers rights it is not uncommon to come across pearl clutching … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

Behind the mask

content note for rape. Yesterday Carter wrote with his usual brilliance of the masks that can be worn when we are looking for sexual partners. The simplistic narrative promoted by … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Women are not the borg, a response to @femfreq.

Content note for mention of rape. Link to comrade delta case contains rape apology and victim blaming.  Sex workers have known for some time that Anita Saarkesian (@femfreq) is whorephobic … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

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