/Tag:victim blaming

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 [...]

I don’t know the latest victim, at least not by name

Dispatches from Cyberspace are random writings about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh  Halifax writer Amira-Nicholle Hirtle wrote this powerful poem on sexual violence after being inspired on her way home [...]

2017-03-08T17:57:54+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on I don’t know the latest victim, at least not by name

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

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

Overhaul sexual consent laws: Canning

And today a Nova Scotia judge found another man not guilty of sexual assault against a fifteen year-old girl and went so far as to wish him a happy birthday. The girl testified at trial that in April 2014 Doreze Beals and a co-accused, Andre Jerome [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Overhaul sexual consent laws: Canning

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’

“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…”
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