I saw a tweet earlier today that I felt compelled to reply to. It’s not something I do often – most of my time on Twitter is spent reading other people’s posts, and I rarely post myself. But I needed to reply to this one. Now, there were[…]

This week, the UK has been dealing with the news that a woman in her 30s, Sarah Everard, was abducted from the street in London, by a serving police officer. She was murdered and her remains were found a week later. Her death has sparked outrage, and re-ignited[…]

Around 18 months, I wrote this post about a number of t-shirts which glorified rape and were available for sale in the UK.  I was absolutely appalled and so were lots of other people. And quite rightly. I said it then and I’ll say it again now. Rape[…]

I think the world has gone mad.  It may be me of course, but on this occasion, I’m pretty sure it’s not. Rape, it would appear, is the new joke.  The new “it’s-so-funny-I-have-to-make-a-tshirt-of-it” kind of joke.  Three times this week, I’ve read about things which make me want[…]