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Q weekly guest Elvira Kurt posts rant about Ghomeshi scandal | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

"I am done engaging with anyone trying to justify, rationalize or otherwise spin the issue of consent. Consent doesn’t need a context. Consent just IS. Consent is the only thing and it’s everything. If you don’t agree with that you are wrong. Also, s [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:52+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Q weekly guest Elvira Kurt posts rant about Ghomeshi scandal | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

Ghomeshi trial: Complainant in different case recounts ‘trauma of testifying’

A Toronto woman who spent a year dreading the cross-examination she would face in a sexual assault court case that began the same day as the trial of Jian Ghomeshi says that after going through the experience, she completely empathizes with the compl [...]

2016-02-14T18:21:26+00:00 February 14th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Ghomeshi trial: Complainant in different case recounts ‘trauma of testifying’

Society Still Guilts Sexual Assault Victims For Defending Themselves | Donald D’Haene

"I grew up with men and women of faith telling me that a woman who does not physically fight off a rapist is guilty of fornication, yet she must not fight off a physical attack because violence is a sin. Methinks only the accused comes out of these s [...]

2016-09-14T12:50:17+00:00 February 13th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Society Still Guilts Sexual Assault Victims For Defending Themselves | Donald D’Haene

“I have known Jian Ghomeshi…”

Always nice when politicians take a stand on things that matter and speak up when it counts. Thank you Charlie Angus. Angus is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Timmins—James Bay. He is currently the NDP's critic for Indigenous and Northern [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:52+00:00 February 13th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on “I have known Jian Ghomeshi…”