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Objection – a poem on Trauma & Memory

This powerful video poem was shared with me on Twitter by it's creator Motherbird Sidrah. The video was made to illustrate the fact that trauma affects memory. It's important to remember trauma affects memory in light of the Ghomeshi trial taking p [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:52+00:00 February 7th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

#‎OttawaPolice NoMeansNo‬

“Here I am, finding myself sharing this post again. I’ve decided to come out, to stop hiding. This happened to me, and I don’t have to be ashamed of it. I’m deciding to come out, because I want women, and men to know that they are not alone. I want [...]

Untitled – a repost

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] This poem was anonymously submitted to Glasnost. TW: sexual assault, child abuse [su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] When I was six years old, I gave my first blowjob. “It’s a game”, said He. “D [...]

2015-09-30T09:33:21+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Untitled – a repost

Rolling Revolution: Cats Glare Back

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] Hope you can make it! Release: On behalf of Hollaback! Halifax, I'd like to invite you to our second annual Rolling Revolution: Cats Glare Back event in partnership with Avalon Centre. Date: Friday Septem [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:00+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Rolling Revolution: Cats Glare Back

Only rapists are responsible for rape

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="via Draw the Line"]Hynde doesn't believe she's saying anything controversial and sadly, in many ways, she isn't. Blaming women for sexual assault is the status quo.[/su_quote] Rock singer [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:01+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Only rapists are responsible for rape

Bad Apples and DDS

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699" link_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="Dalhousie Task Force Report"]From all around us, the “pornification culture” is becoming encoded into our gender and sexual identities. This is reflected in the news: [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:03+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Bad Apples and DDS

Rape Culture in the Comments

This morning I got to wake up to yet another wonderful comment about rape from an angry man. I swear there are people out there who believe the only rapes that have ever occurred in Canada are the ones that ended in a guilty verdict. Everyone else wa [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:07+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |1 Comment
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