Is it so shocking to believe that women should be able to get blind drunk without being raped?

by Karen Ingala Smith This article was originally posted here.     In December, I spoke to the Yorkshire Post about the above poster produced by Calderdale Council.  Anti sexual-violence posters are regularly produced by police forces to celebrate Christmas, a collection of which are reviewed in this piece by Ending Victimisation and Blame.  Campaign messages are not neutral. …

The myth of “the sin of simplification” in child rape: Why Victoria Coren is wrong about Roman Polanski.

by Louise Pennington It is safe to say that Victoria Coren’s article in the Observer[1] on Roman Polanski[2] was not received well online. Twitter erupted with denouncements and some basic confusion as to exact point of the piece. Ending Victimisation and Blame [Everyday Victim Blaming][3] campaign received seven separate submissions from women concerned about the…