While the judge may have ruled in Geoffrey Rush’s favour, the subtext is clear to those who come forward: the system will not protect you.
The #MeToo movement has changed the media landscape, however, it hasn’t exact reached our shores just yet.
The evidence might be strong, and their acts of violence appalling, however many NSW police officers who cross the line are being cleared by internal investigations.
Fronting Burwood court (and the media insanity) this morning, Jarryd Hayne officially entered a plea of not guilty.
In this week alone, we’ve banned a Christmas song, the use of meat-based puns, The Little Mermaid and conversing with women. I fear whatever sense that was left is now gone.
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.
This week was heavy with Brexit splitting the Tories, former Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide and a jilted bride dishing revenge while it was still hot. At least we got a laugh in at ScoMo…that’s something, right?
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.
Brett Kavanaugh, Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly. If we want to solve the culture of sexual harassment, we need to start over.
The timing of the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh has irked many, but the question of whether there is a report or not is a familiar diversion.
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According to a ruling in the US legal system, withdrawn consent does not qualify as rape.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 term ‘trigger warning’ has met societal pushback. To many, it indicates millennial weakness. This is certainly not the case.
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.
Sarah Hanson-Young might have faced workplace harassment, but she’s merely the latest example. It should be treated as what it is: a public health issue.
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.
Despite the historically low crime rates, one report indicates that instances of sexual assault are on the rise in the suburbs of Sydney.
With the Weinstein Company filing for bankruptcy, I say it’s time for #MeToo to evolve and move to those who saw something and said nothing.
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.