According to data obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, street harassment and stalking reports in Exeter have more than doubled over the last five years.
News Editor Chloe Pumares discusses the importance of explicitly showing consent on our TV screens in order to influence our attitudes and beliefs towards sex.
Print Lifestyle Editor Anna Romanvoska reflects on the greater need for online protection against sexual harassment following US ban
Two weeks ago an array of celebrities attended the 75th Golden Globes in an annual celebration of the past year’s television and film successes. But on this special occasion, the night will be remembered for much more than just the awards handed out to the selected winners. Host Seth Meyers’ managed the hard task of […]
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, […]
Fortunately, more and more people are beginning to understand the true definition of feminism and are openly identifying with it. The recent news of the sexual harassment allegations surrounding prominent members of parliament and the media demonstrates that women are speaking up, whilst also signifying that the need to discuss women’s issues is more important […]
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 University of Exeter Students’ Guild has released a new video for their #NeverOK sexual harassment campaign featuring one of Exeter’s favourite dishes: curly fries. The new video helpfully uses curly fries as an analogy for sexual consent with the opening line: “If you’re struggling with consent just imagine that instead of initiating sex, you […]