The habitual crimes of Glenn Antony Hartland, aka the “Tinder rapist”, highlight how easy it is to be punished by the system before being freed to reoffend.
To change the future, educating boys and girls about sexual consent needs to begin in high school.
Doubt is now being levelled at Christine Blasey Ford in the wake of the FBI’s findings, but that shouldn’t distract from what we women regularly face.
I was fortunate enough to be stuck in the same airport terminal with Germaine Greer. So we got to talking, about rape, about gender and about giving up.
According to a ruling in the US legal system, withdrawn consent does not qualify as rape. It is exactly ruling like these that stop victims from coming forward.
The NSW Police using a Beyonce meme to victim shame rape victims for the ‘lols’ is a prime example of why we’re not taken seriously.
Over the weekend, Henry Cavill became the latest notable that missed the point of #MeToo. So yes, we’re here again.
Last night, a straight white male was charged with vandalising the Eurydice Dixon’s memorial. As a straight white male myself, I feel the need to comment. To set things straight.
A new art installation in Melbourne is forcing the Indonesian government to confront something they’ve long kept quiet.
In the wake of the sexual allegations waved at him, Morgan Freeman claims that he has done nothing wrong. To be fair, we’ve all thought that, and we need re-education.
Morgan Spurlock’s addressing his sexual allegations through a blog-post non-apology speaks everything about the issue at large. He, and everyone just like him, still don’t get it.
Even if we’re with our partners of many years, we should not assume that they, or we, automatically want sex. Moving beyond the Aziz incident, we should all be clearer.
The #MeToo movement has given women a voice, revealing the prevalence of sexual harassment, assault, and predation in our society and exposing its scope, and I’m no different. But, what next?
After TIME magazine honoured those who came forward, the next step from those who shouted ‘MeToo’ will involve all of us.
The hideous culture that women face is many things, but it should not minimise out own value. In fact, here’s four very good counterpoints you should not forget.
Rolf Harris is not the only one in the spotlight in his trial. Those who give evidence against him suffer their own shame, primarily from the collected media who want to know “why?”
Nadia Murad, an escaped captive of IS is on our shores to speak with Malcolm Turnbull; but it is the crimes that she has faced that should be the lasting lesson.
When other courts fail, we need to judge. Those involved in the sentencing of Stanford’s Brock Turner are on the block this week. So who’s guilty?
Once more into the ‘reads dear friends. Be regaled by Aretha’s ‘Respect’, a death between conservatives and a very personal story.
The cost of the civil war in South Sudan headlines our wrap of the week, which also involves crimes of other matters, especially against taste.
Amanda McLeod reports on the dramatic increase in violent sexual assault cases due to the use of dating apps like Tinder and Grindr.
Long Reader Richard Jackson is back with a series of compelling articles that touch on a horrible recount of rape, discrimination of same-sex foster couples and the story behind One Hundred Years of Solitude.