All posts tagged sexual assault

The Sunlight Project – An Exhibition Celebrating Survivors of Sexual Assault

Art is not for everybody. Take my Dad for example, I recently took him to the Tate and he stood perplexed in front of a blank canvas with red stripes […]

I Believe Her

This week, two Ireland and Ulster Rugby players, Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, were found not guilty of raping a woman in 2016. The shock verdict resulted in rallies across […]

Life, it’s a maelstrom but you’ll be ok – celebrating the women who have overcome the storm in their minds

So, it was International Women’s Day on Thursday. In the year of #MeToo and Time’s Up, the key push for the year was #PressforProgress. This was centred around motivating and […]

Sidelined

If you don’t live in a hole in the ground, you will have been confronted with the media coverage on Nassar, Weinstein, and similar monsters on a daily basis over […]

Allegations Against Aziz Ansari: #MeToo has gone too far

Aziz Ansari, star of Master of None and Parks and Recreation, has been accused of sexual assault. It is upsetting news for various reasons; firstly, Ansari has been applauded for […]

#WhyWeWearBlack

For the past few months, sexual harassment and its presence in Hollywood has opened up the conversation of what should be done. Which measures can we put in place to, […]

Me Too

At fifteen, I was walking home from town when I was catcalled by a number of creepy old men in vans. I was upset and humiliated, and spoke up on […]

Uber v. TFL: A Brief Explainer

Panic on the streets of London… Thus was the reaction that engulfed the capital’s usually sober masses, as it was announced that TFL had chosen not to renew Uber’s licence, […]

Why the allegations against Harvey Weinstein matter

Content warning: sexual assault With the recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein being made public, we need to talk about sexual assault.  Weinstein has been accused of varying degrees of sexual […]