We believe that the 50 Shades of Grey series glamourise and excuse male violence, including, but not limited to, rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, harassment and stalking.
50 Shades of Grey
The dictionary definition of pest is “an annoying or troublesome person” and yet The Metro has used the term sex pest to refer to a 68 year old man who has been arrested in France for what appears to be multiple counts of rape (as ever, The Metro is low on details and big on more »
On 12th February, Karen Ingala Smith, in partnership with Women’s Aid, will launch The Femicide Census: Profiles of Women Killed By Men, at a conference in London. Meanwhile, less than two miles away, hundreds of fans will be gathering for the UK premiere of Fifty Shades of Grey – the film-adaptation of EL James’ highly successful novel. The two events might seem unconnected. But for practitioners, those who are aware of domestic abuse more »