A young girl was sexually assaulted in my town this week. It was 8pm, a light summer evening and she was walking alone. Her attacker was dark skinned and had a foreign accent. 339 more words
Tags » Rape Apologism
There are many, many horrifying aspects to this case recently heard in the Napier District Court, of a 17-year-old who repeatedly raped a 5-year-old girl then waited six months to confess to his pastor and a further two months to confess to the police. 444 more words
Much like a snowball rolling down an ice laden hill, gathering more snow and growing in size upon its descent – so has my frustration with the content of this blog grown over time. 1,408 more words
As celebrities begin to boycott Dolce and Gabbana, Spectator writer Melanie McDonagh gets all homophobic (again).
Speaking to Italian magazine Panorama, fashion duo Dolce and Gabbana had this to say on the issue of same-sex adoption:
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“We oppose gay adoptions. The only family is the traditional one.
“So, the problem with incredibly intelligent people can be that they sometimes lack empathy. When I first met my tutor, I explained that I struggle with PTSD, and he outright said “but it’s not because you’ve been sexually abused or anything is it?” Now, the correct answer was yes, but I was so affronted by the question and his reaction (he’d asked in an almost accusatory tone) that I said it was none of his business. 32 more words
“I was not planning on writing to this page because I felt my experience was too painful. However, I saw an article from the Tab being shared around on Facebook. 578 more words
“I think this page is doing a great job. For a long time, I thought that it was only me who saw that Cambridge welfare was a mess. 122 more words