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#rape culture

# rape-culture - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'Displaying the victims underwear in court is evidence alright - of rape culture'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Displaying the victims underwear in court is evidence alright - of rape culture'

Nov 14th 2018, 1:56 PM 43,787 Views 143 Comments

What I was wearing the night I was brutally raped does not justify the attack – but I knew some people would say that it did, writes Morgan Barbour.

# rape-culture - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Safety warnings issued to women suggest that flouting 'the rules' is to accept the outcome
# Victim Blaming
From The Daily Edge
# Victim Blaming

Safety warnings issued to women suggest that flouting 'the rules' is to accept the outcome

Oct 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 5,931 Views 13 Comments

‘Don’t use earphones or handheld devices.’

# rape-culture - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Audiences left 'shell-shocked' at world premiere of Irish play about sexual violence
# Asking For It
# Asking For It

Audiences left 'shell-shocked' at world premiere of Irish play about sexual violence

Jun 17th 2018, 9:15 AM 79,377 Views 78 Comments

The stage adaptation of Louise O’Neill’s best-selling book has made its world premiere in the Everyman in Cork.

# rape-culture - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Rate my rape list: 'I'm angry at the silence of the men of Ireland'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Rate my rape list: 'I'm angry at the silence of the men of Ireland'

Apr 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 95,802 Views 180 Comments

In the wake of the ‘rate my rape’ list on a school wall, Dr Cliona Saidlear says we have to talk about rape culture in Ireland.

# rape-culture - Friday 13 April, 2018

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'
# Mallow
# Mallow

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

Apr 13th 2018, 5:15 PM 32,279 Views 119 Comments

The list proves the need to modernise our sexual education in schools, the Taoiseach said.

# rape-culture - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Cork school investigating list that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'
# Mallow
# Mallow

Cork school investigating list that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

Apr 12th 2018, 3:42 PM 102,211 Views 62 Comments

The list took the form of graffiti on a bathroom door.

# rape-culture - Thursday 2 November, 2017

#MeToo: 'Some contributors use it as a platform to pour scorn on all men'
# Gender Wars
# Gender Wars

#MeToo: 'Some contributors use it as a platform to pour scorn on all men'

Nov 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 27,291 Views 216 Comments

Too much of the debate in the mainstream and social media around gender issues is dictated by a strain of feminism that views masculinity as inherently problematic, writes AR Devine.

# rape-culture - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Stanford sex attack: Student who stopped rape speaks out
# Brock Turner
# Brock Turner

Stanford sex attack: Student who stopped rape speaks out

Jun 8th 2016, 1:57 PM 59,777 Views 92 Comments

“The guy ran away, my friend chased after him.”

# rape-culture - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture
# Echo Chamber
From The Daily Edge
# Echo Chamber

An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture

Jun 7th 2016, 11:45 AM 9,946 Views 17 Comments

“The only way we can fix rape culture is by teaching our young men about consent and ending banter culture”.

# rape-culture - Saturday 9 April, 2016

"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"

Apr 9th 2016, 7:30 PM 6,957 Views 267 Comments

Men need to start feeling more than a little uncomfortable about the issue of consent, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# rape-culture - Sunday 20 March, 2016

'I've been groped, felt up, and harassed. Rape culture exists and we need men to step up'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I've been groped, felt up, and harassed. Rape culture exists and we need men to step up'

Mar 20th 2016, 6:30 PM 1,231 Views 140 Comments

It’s time for all men to get a little bit uncomfortable about the culture we all operate in, writes Mia Doering.

# rape-culture - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture
# Dear Daddy
# Dear Daddy

WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture

Dec 15th 2015, 10:12 AM 23,176 Views 122 Comments

One in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner.

# rape-culture - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Department store criticised for ad that 'promotes date rape'
# Backlash
# Backlash

Department store criticised for ad that 'promotes date rape'

Nov 11th 2015, 10:34 PM 30,462 Views 59 Comments

The ad features a man standing behind a woman with the text “Spike your friend’s eggnog when they’re not looking.”

# rape-culture - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Police force in Twitter storm after engaging in 'rape banter' about a football match
# Bad Taste
# Bad Taste

Police force in Twitter storm after engaging in 'rape banter' about a football match

Nov 1st 2015, 6:15 PM 40,262 Views 86 Comments

Merseyside Police have apologised and promised a ‘full investigation’.

# rape-culture - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Louise O'Neill: "I wanted the reader to finish this book and be absolutely furious"
# Asking For It
# Asking For It

Louise O'Neill: "I wanted the reader to finish this book and be absolutely furious"

Sep 5th 2015, 11:45 AM 36,278 Views 30 Comments

The Cork author’s book is one of the most talked-about novels of the year.

# rape-culture - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Chrissie Hynde criticised for saying high heels and ‘f*** me’ clothes could 'entice' a rapist
# Backlash
# Backlash

Chrissie Hynde criticised for saying high heels and ‘f*** me’ clothes could 'entice' a rapist

Aug 30th 2015, 12:17 PM 21,490 Views 120 Comments

The Pretenders rocker has been accused of victim blaming.

# rape-culture - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Indian girl falls to death after being groped and pushed off bus
# Rape Culture
# Rape Culture

Indian girl falls to death after being groped and pushed off bus

Apr 30th 2015, 10:00 PM 32,588 Views 60 Comments

Two people have been arrested.

# rape-culture - Monday 5 January, 2015

Students suspended after poll on which classmates they would "hate f**k"
# Rape Culture
# Rape Culture

Students suspended after poll on which classmates they would "hate f**k"

Jan 5th 2015, 5:03 PM 35,595 Views 53 Comments

Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, says the move was “necessary to ensure a safe and supportive environment”.

# rape-culture - Thursday 11 December, 2014

This police video from Hungary is being slammed for blaming rape victims
# Rape Culture
# Rape Culture

This police video from Hungary is being slammed for blaming rape victims

Dec 11th 2014, 10:25 PM 20,077 Views 63 Comments

The video shows a group of young women drinking and dressing up and suggest it encourages rape.

# rape-culture - Monday 1 December, 2014

"Everyone considers them as rape fraternities" - US colleges have a rape problem
# Yes Means Yes
# Yes Means Yes

"Everyone considers them as rape fraternities" - US colleges have a rape problem

Dec 1st 2014, 7:10 AM 54,789 Views 97 Comments

California has just brought in a ‘Yes means Yes’ consent law.

# rape-culture - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

T-shirt that called rape "a snuggle with a struggle" pulled from department stores
# A Load Of Shirt
# A Load Of Shirt

T-shirt that called rape "a snuggle with a struggle" pulled from department stores

Sep 23rd 2014, 9:26 AM 22,270 Views 43 Comments

The t-shirt was sold by Philippines’ biggest mall operator until a social media outrage.

# rape-culture - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Line drawn at Queen's Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned
# Robin Thicke
# Robin Thicke

Line drawn at Queen's Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned

Nov 23rd 2013, 2:59 PM 36,578 Views 155 Comments

The controversial Robin Thicke song will no longer be played on campus at Queen’s.

# rape-culture - Friday 18 October, 2013

UK efforts to dispel myths about sex abuse victims welcomed in Ireland
# Rape Culture
# Rape Culture

UK efforts to dispel myths about sex abuse victims welcomed in Ireland

Oct 18th 2013, 6:40 AM 8,241 Views 8 Comments

The Crown Prosecution Service has moved to dispel certain myths and stereotypes about victims.

# rape-culture - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Column: The CollegeTimes.ie article endorses the view of women as targets and men as predators
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The CollegeTimes.ie article endorses the view of women as targets and men as predators

Aug 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 148 Views 62 Comments

A ‘One Night Stand Guide – For Him’ on the CollegeTimes.ie caused controversy today after it told men to ‘prey’ on women and get them drunk. Cliona Saidlear writes there was nothing satirical about the article.

# rape-culture - Monday 25 March, 2013

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car

Mar 25th 2013, 1:30 PM 22,593 Views 62 Comments

The ads were uploaded to the Internet without the carmaker’s approval.

Lisa McInerney: Rape culture is a stupid, cruel response to a dark reality
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Rape culture is a stupid, cruel response to a dark reality

Mar 25th 2013, 7:00 AM 630 Views 73 Comments

Blaming sexual assault victims for their ordeals – such as in the recent case in Steubenville, Ohio – is retrograde and wrong.

# rape-culture - Monday 13 February, 2012

Column: Accept it – ‘rape culture’ exists
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Accept it – ‘rape culture’ exists

Feb 13th 2012, 7:20 AM 274 Views 192 Comments

Rape ‘jokes’ and equating violence with passion – just two of the ways in which Ireland shows some alarming societal attitudes towards women and sex, writes Lisa McInerney.