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#WeBelieveSurvivors #IBelieveSurvivors #BeyondGhomeshi

Following the Jian Ghomeshi ruling hundreds of people showed up in the cold Toronto rain to voice their support for victims of sexual violence and to express the outrage many feel over how this crime is handled by the Canadian judicial system. Many [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on #WeBelieveSurvivors #IBelieveSurvivors #BeyondGhomeshi

For Survivors Everywhere

Sexual Assault Centres - Canada Court Action and Solidarity #WeBelieveSurvivors Thursday, March 24, 2016 Meet at 8: 00 am Where: Old City Hall 60 Queen Street West Show Up: Bring your signs/banners and stand in solidarity outside Old City Hall t [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on For Survivors Everywhere

Stalking Amanda Todd

The name of Amanda Todd became synonymous with cyber-bullying and loss after the B.C. teenager committed suicide. Mark Kelley of the fifth estate reveals the never before told story of her accused online stalker, the global police hunt for him and [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Categories: Cyberbullying|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Stalking Amanda Todd

Til it Happens to You || Three Miles Lost

Published to YouTube on Feb 29, 2016 We’re Three Miles Lost, the all female a cappella group at Hobart and William Smith Colleges (HWS) and we sing for survivors. Arranged by Nick Bombicino and filmed by Bree von Bradsky '16, we present our origin [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:52+00:00 March 12th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Til it Happens to You || Three Miles Lost

Ontario Passes Act to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment

Ontario is taking the lead to end sexual violence in Canada. Thank you Premier Wynne! Today Ontario passed the Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan ActSource: Newsroom : Province Passes Act to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment [...]

2016-03-09T10:04:59+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Ontario Passes Act to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment

When a “good” sexual assault complainant turns “bad”

With sexual assault trials, our Canadian legal system is badly broken. It is commonplace for a defence lawyers to attack witnesses, to wilfully trample on the human rights and dignity of complainants. How can that ever be acceptable in a civilized so [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:52+00:00 February 27th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on When a “good” sexual assault complainant turns “bad”

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
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