Esther Huntington-Whiteley investigates the recent scandal involving freshers at Durham University and the deeper issues in society that need to be addressed regarding sexism and rape culture.
Isabelle Gray outlines and explores Harvey Weinstein’s timeline of abuse Trigger Warning: Sexual abuse As reported in the Guardian, the once legendary figure in the film industry, Harvey Weinstein, was convicted to 23 years in prison over charges of rape and sexual abuse. The cases and his conviction created a conversation that demanded an end […]
Content Warning: This article contains direct accounts of sexual harassment. Being ranked one of the top ten universities in the UK consistently for the last few years and with its academic and diversity portfolios widening, it is only natural that an optimist would expect Exeter’s atmosphere to be free of sexual harassment and assault. However, […]
If it can be said that any good has come from the accusations made against Harvey Weinstein, it is undeniably the response from women and men all over the world coming together to say #MeToo. On the 16th October, Australian author and journalist Benjamin Law tweeted, “Guys, it’s our turn. After yesterday’s endless #MeToo stories […]
The Chinese New Year celebration was coming up on campus, and I had been very excited for it. Having lived in Hong Kong myself, I was looking forward to reconnecting a little with Chinese culture. So after engaging with the various stalls, my friend and I made our way to the Alumni Auditorium to enjoy an hour […]
Did you know ducks have decoy vaginas? The sneaky devils. But see, it’s because male ducks like to gang-rape their ladies. So I guess Todd Akin was right when he said rape victims don’t get pregnant, because “if it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” Except […]
It’s an odd feeling, knowing you’re chatting to the woman whose vagina you’re going to see on stage later this week. Luckily, Adrienne Truscott’s got a knack for dispelling awkwardness. It’s probably got something to do with that “One-lady rape about comedy” she’s here to perform. Yep: showing at Exeter’s Corn Exchange on Wednesday in collaboration […]
Following a recent statement made by a Warwick student, the record needs to be set straight on consent. George Lawlor sparked controversy when he complained about consent lessons that he explained were ‘the biggest insult I’ve received in a good few years’. Having felt personally victimised to such an extent he posed for a picture […]