We’ve collated some of the media coverage on the allegations against Harvey Weinstein to demonstrate the systemic nature of sexualised violence, from harassment to rape, and the ways in which victims are silenced.
When is an apology not an apology
I had a boyfriend about 5 or 6 months ago. He was quite a bit older than me but my dad who competed as a bodybuilder trained this guy as an NPC bodybuilder when he first came to the US from Saudi Arabia in 2012. Anyhow, I began dating him and he was completely the more »
long ago as age of 13 about 11 years ago (can’t remember much anymore.) i was sexually assaulted by this one boy. i was a young teen boy as well. i was with my brother and the kid. we were playing video games and he started touching my dick. My brother kept telling him to more »
I don’t know whether this was rape and I want a verdict so I can stop asking myself and trying to remember.
I really struggle to know whether what happened to me was rape or not and I find myself thinking and worrying about this a lot. I don’t want to over-exaggerate or dramatize what happened, but at the same time I feel like I want some validation. He has faced no consequences for his actions. I more »
I was silly for not seeing the red flags but once my abuser got me fully in his clutches. I had moved to his area and thought his mother was part of my support network as much as his.. As I was alone. I called her the first time he choked and beat me.. He more »
I’ve had a previous sexual relationship with a guy it was casual and on and off over a few months. Last time we slept together was around 6 months ago, he’s a nice guy and has never demonstrated any nasty or innapropriate behaviour towards me. Last weekend I got chatting to him over social media more »