Category Archives: Crime

Remember Schrödinger’s Rapist?

Right, that’s it. The next time a man tries to chat me up in the streets at night, I will go to the nearest people and tell them I’m being followed. It has happened to me a few times. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Salsa Pasión Rapes

When I set out to write this blog, I didn’t think I would be writing about rape quite so much. But when I started a feminist blog, I started paying more attention to gender issues, and the attitudes concerning rape … Continue reading

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If men were subjected to victim blaming…

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Who did what and why?

The other day when I was reading my morning paper, I noticed a nice little article about how unfair victim blaming is in rape cases. The journalist commented on how we focus too much on what the victim was wearing … Continue reading

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So you think you will dance?

Many prostitutes leave their home countries thinking they are going to have a career in dance (or modelling), only to end up in brothels and strip clubs. Some of the sex workers may be in the business voluntarily but many … Continue reading

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Every third rapist is a foreigner(?)

That was a front page headline in yesterday’s paper. (Without the question mark.) Every third rapist is apparently a foreigner, and most of those foreigners are Iraqis. That’s what the statistics say. However, if it’s true that only about 20 … Continue reading

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Misogynist Doctors Risk Lives

I heard of a particularly nasty incident where a woman was made to suffer needlessly because of her doctor’s misogynist policies. There was a pregnant woman who had spinal rheumatoid arthritis and a herniated disk in her back. She suffered … Continue reading

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