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Journalists and Rape Culture

Shortly after Rehtaeh's death, I read an online blog post by Canadian writer Crystal Smith. In her post, titled How I Failed Rehtaeh Parsons, Smith says she was in a park with her son and struck up a conversation with another parent who happened [...]

2018-01-14T15:24:27+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Journalists and Rape Culture

Consent is a Human Right #MeToo

If you find yourself in a bad place please reach out to a safe person. If you know someone who could use a listener, let them know you're there no matter what you have to do. Where to get help: 1. Kids Help Phone: Call 1-800-668-6868 or v [...]

2017-12-12T12:23:53+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Consent is a Human Right #MeToo

Barry Winters Gets His Day #Edmonton #RehtaehParsons

Some  content may be NSFW. Barry Winters finally got the wish he's had for years. He's finally a famous blogger. Edmonton police said Winters was arrested in connection with the operation of multiple hate-based websites, dating back to 2012. Wi [...]

My name is Cassidy Trevan

Dispatches from Cyberspace are random writings about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh  Cassidy Trevan struggled to live for two years after she was gang-raped by fellow students and terrorized at her high [...]

2017-02-26T14:22:25+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on My name is Cassidy Trevan

No Prison For Colorado Student Who Raped ‘Helpless’ Freshman

Wilkerson’s friends and family pretty much say that raping the young women was a “traumatic incident” for him. Austin Wilkerson had faced years behind bars for attacking a half-conscious woman.Source: No Prison For Colorado Student Who Raped 'Helples [...]

2016-09-14T12:48:26+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on No Prison For Colorado Student Who Raped ‘Helpless’ Freshman

SlutWalk Toronto 2016

We took part in SlutWalk Toronto yesterday. The route was from Church St. north to Bloor, then down to Queen's Park. It felt good to be around like-minded people who are fighting to end rape culture, victim blaming, sexism, and patriarchy. SlutWalk [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:41+00:00 August 7th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on SlutWalk Toronto 2016

Truth in a Parody Video #BrockTurner

The Onion produced a parody video five years ago titled, 'College Basketball Star Heroically Overcomes Tragic Rape He Committed.' When it comes to the truth, especially in light of the words Turner's father read in court, it's amazing how close thi [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Truth in a Parody Video #BrockTurner

An Open Letter to a Courageous Young Woman by Joe Biden

I do not know your name — but your words are forever seared on my soul. Words that should be required reading for men and women of all ages. Words that I wish with all of my heart you never had to write. I am in awe of your courage for speaking out [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |3 Comments
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