What message can we take from the Stanford student sexual assault case?
Eleanor Doward

What message can we take from the Stanford student sexual assault case?

Brock Turner, a 20-year-old Stanford student, was convicted recently of three counts of sexual assault including intent to rape an intoxicated person. He was sentenced to just six months, though the maximum is 14 years. He is expected to serve just three months. This high profile case, covered by media across the world, sent out … Continue reading

‘Self-pity’ is not a weakness in survivors, Stephen Fry. It shows courage.
Molly Ackhurst

‘Self-pity’ is not a weakness in survivors, Stephen Fry. It shows courage.

So. Stephen Fry…The name alone could be loaded with a trigger warning, but oh how some would protest if it were. To give a brief back story – last week Fry appeared on ‘The Rubin Report’, a self entitled “politically incorrect talk show about big ideas”, to talk about campus free speech, safe spaces and trigger … Continue reading

Adam Johnson’s sentence is a rare victory in a society that doesn’t believe victims
Louisa Ackermann

Adam Johnson’s sentence is a rare victory in a society that doesn’t believe victims

Yesterday, Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson was sentenced to six years imprisonment, following his conviction for child sex offences. On the same day it was also revealed that he had been arrested for possession of extreme pornography involving animals. There was an enormous amount of evidence to convict him of grooming the 15 year old girl: … Continue reading