TW: sexual assault I was sexually assaulted as a child. Since then, I have been groped in bars or large crowds, I’ve been catcalled, approached in public by men asking for my number or making comments about my tight running clothes, and I’ve been followed down a busy street by a man in broad daylight. Read More…
“To tackle the violent attacks, we must tackle the culture which allows them to happen, and it’s this same culture that allows men to shout obscenities or stalk a woman on the street and get away with it.”
Ellie Redpath discusses the need to tackle violence against women. TW: harassment
“The online discourse seems to negate intersectionality. There is little attention paid to the fact that if straight, cis, middle-class and able-bodied white women are at risk on our streets, that risk is even higher for those in the LGBTQ+ community, working class women, disabled women, and women of colour.”
Emily Warnham examines the need for intersectionality in media coverage of Sarah Everard’s murder.