/Tag:consent

Speaking of a ‘barbaric cultural practice’ hotline

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="Megan Leslie - MP for Halifax"]I’d like to call in ...the barbaric cultural practice of thinking a teenage girl has consented to sex when she’s vomiting out the window.[/su_quote] Whatever [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:59+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Speaking of a ‘barbaric cultural practice’ hotline

Untitled – a repost

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] This poem was anonymously submitted to Glasnost. TW: sexual assault, child abuse [su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] When I was six years old, I gave my first blowjob. “It’s a game”, said He. “D [...]

2015-09-30T09:33:21+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Untitled – a repost

Rolling Revolution: Cats Glare Back

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] Hope you can make it! Release: On behalf of Hollaback! Halifax, I'd like to invite you to our second annual Rolling Revolution: Cats Glare Back event in partnership with Avalon Centre. Date: Friday Septem [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:00+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Rolling Revolution: Cats Glare Back

Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] Rape culture isn't something that affects only rape victims. Rape culture affects us all - families, co-workers, communities, our police forces, hospitals, schools, the military, prisons, our institutions [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:00+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture

My rapist doesn’t know he’s a rapist

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="Ottawa Slutwalk 2015"]My rapist doesn't know he's a rapist. Society taught him that because I woke up after he'd already started that my kicking and screaming didn't count. I was friendly [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:00+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on My rapist doesn’t know he’s a rapist

If you don’t know the difference….

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] Kudos to the 17-year-old who came forward and apologized for interrupting a television report Friday by "kissing" reporter Megan Batchelor. Update to the story. I'm happy to say someone claiming to be [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:02+00:00 August 11th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on If you don’t know the difference….

‘Allegedly’ – The Rape Culture Doc

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="Tessa Hill And Lia Valente"]The two of us believed strongly that in order to change the rape culture that surrounds us, we needed to create a culture where consent was prominent.[/su_quote [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:03+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on ‘Allegedly’ – The Rape Culture Doc

Sexual Violence Strategy for Nova Scotia

[su_quote cite="N.S. Premier Stephen McNeil"]Sexual violence is a traumatic and pervasive problem in all of society and our province is no exception. This strategy calls on Nova Scotians to work together to better understand and prevent sexual violen [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:04+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Sexual Violence Strategy for Nova Scotia

Rae’s Awareness Walk

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] Yesterday was marked with a very special moment. Following the walk a butterfly showed up in the church we met at and stayed for a bit. It flew up to the front and circled around the room. This message wa [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:07+00:00 April 12th, 2015|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Rae’s Awareness Walk

Who Will You Help? Sexual Violence Ad Campaign

Published on Mar 14, 2015 - This is a short ad on male sexual violence against women. This ad campaign started by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to inform and educate people on what is "not ok" when dealing sexual aggression from some males in our so [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:08+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments
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