While both sides of the government saying sorry to the victims of child sexual abuse, they must now act on it. No longer will the people tolerate a Royal Commission and a speech.
Speaking from experience, a TBS reader explains how the public vitriol against the church made it harder for him to speak out as a victim.
While the government has made steps to reverse our history of child sex abuses, they’re still protecting those who enabled those crimes.
Well, what a week it was. The lunch date between Donald and Kim was called off, justice was finally served and one adult had to move out of home.
According to the prosecution, six criminal charges against Cardinal George Pell are set to be dropped.
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?”
Despite the searing force of examination from the Royal Commission, it seems that old loyalties and habits die harder for some.
The government is proposing laws to revoke passports of child sex offenders. Is this the right move or does it stigmatise those who have “served their time”?
Warm up your reading chair, for it’s that time again. Today we have tales of Cold War espionage, the realities of cancer treatment and a spotlight on child sexual abuse.
Pop the kettle on and settle into a good chair, it’s time for more Long Reads, with the story of Prince’s personal chef sandwiched between two difficult tales of abuse.
Speaking from experience, a TBS reader explains how the public vitriol against paedophiles made it harder for him to speak out as a victim.
Innocent until proven otherwise, whatever Pell’s outcome, it must eliminate the society of abuse in the Catholic Church system – Rob Idol
Inspired by the NSW Government, JKL is turning our city into a comedy show for the Biennale, but don’t laugh. It’s not funny – Jordan King-Lacroix
Cardinal George Pell, the man at the centre of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, has been excused from giving evidence in person – much to the outrage of victims and their families.
After reviewing the current human rights abuses enacted by the UN in Africa, Rob Idol wonders who speaks for the victims abused by the protectors?
Ingeborg van Teeseling recounts the personal story of a friend and his battle to be taken seriously as a victim of sexual abuse, and the path his story put her on to learn more about male victims of abuse.
It’s time we acknowledged and openly discussed paedophilia, with Troy Maguire believing the only way to cure this problem is by first admitting there is one.
No, TBS hasn’t “found God”, but at the beginning of Easter Week, Steph Lentz opens up a slightly different discussion about Christianity…