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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 [...]

Today We’re All Refugees #WelcometoCanada #NoBan

Dispatches from Cyberspace are random writings about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh  "He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. [...]

2017-01-29T00:39:23+00:00 January 29th, 2017|Categories: Dispatches|Tags: , |Comments Off on Today We’re All Refugees #WelcometoCanada #NoBan

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

20 Minutes of #RapeCulture

When  I was young my father once told me to never touch my sister or make her cry. I could fight my brothers, but hurting my sister was out of bounds. I carried that message my whole life; men don't hurt women and the ones who do are the worst men [...]

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’

Defence attacks credibility of girl in gang sex assault  | Ottawa Citizen

A defence attorney launched an attack on the credibility of a teenaged girl who alleges that she was sexually assaulted by four people at OC Transpo Blair Station in 2013. In an intense cross-examination Friday, defence lawyer Natasha Calvinho pointe [...]

2016-09-14T12:51:57+00:00 January 17th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Defence attacks credibility of girl in gang sex assault  | Ottawa Citizen
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