Rape Culture

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The ‘rough sex’ defence put dead women on trial – banning it is a feminist victory

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Moya Crockett
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    The response to Kate Beckinsale’s Weinstein story is victim-blaming, plain and simple

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    Weinstein’s conviction is a verdict on the #MeToo movement itself

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    Pharrell admits he’s embarrassed by “chauvinist” Blurred Lines lyrics

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A US teenager accused of rape has been shown leniency because of his 'good family'
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“Why are judges still ruling that the sexual crimes of boys from ‘good families’ don’t count?”

Thankfully, steps are being taken to tackle the toxic rape culture in the legal system.

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Christobel Hastings
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Rape victims are now asked to give their mobile phones to police

Here's why this is a bad thing for convictions

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Hollie Richardson
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Les Miserables’ Ellie Bamber on corsets, Olivia Colman and what makes her angry

With a slew of meaty new projects, Ellie Bamber is set to surprise everyone in 2019

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Colin Crummy
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Life

Local radio station bans Baby, It's Cold Outside in #MeToo protest

Hosts brand Christmas anthem "manipulative and wrong"

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Anna Brech
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Kayleigh Dray
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Baby it’s Cold Outside has been given a feminist makeover

The troubling Christmas song has been transformed into an epic consent anthem

Sinitta has spoken out after being sexually assaulted at Simon Cowell’s villa
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The vital detail we’re all missing in Sinitta’s #MeToo story

Sinitta has spoken out after being sexually assaulted at Simon Cowell’s villa. Here’s why her story is so important

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Men struggle to tell the difference between sexual interest and consent, says study

New research sheds light on the thought processes of men who just don’t get it

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Men are supporting the #MeToo campaign by tweeting #HowIWillChange

“Guys, it’s our turn.”

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Students disciplined for making rape joke during a charity fundraiser

The four teens spelled the word ‘rape’ with body paint

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Amy Swales
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Life

These rape prevention tips are going viral for all the right reasons

Whistles and buddy systems feature

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Kayleigh Dray
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Amber Heard just gave a voice to the Stanford sexual assault survivor

She was among those giving a powerful reading of Emily Doe's famous impact statement.

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Moya Crockett
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Kayleigh Dray
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Comedian's argument about victim blaming goes viral on Facebook

This comedian has just shut down victim blaming with one Facebook post