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FixedIt – Tinder is not relevant and a meticulously detailed attempted murder is not “fantasy”

Fantasy, according to the Oxford English dictionary, is “the faculty or activity of imagining impossible or improbable things”. Threatening to kill a woman, breaching an AVO, breaking into her house with zip ties, fuel for arson and a knife is not “fantasy”, it’s a well-planned and deliberate attempt to commit rape and murder. Also, he […]

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The F Word Address

I was honoured to deliver the F Word Address at the Wheeler Centre this year. This is the speech as I wrote it but I spoke without notes so the actual delivery might have been slightly different. It’s a longish (10 to 15 minute read). Podcast is available on The Wheeler Centre website I think […]

Article: Invisible perpetrators, blameable victims: why is gendered violence still reported this way?

A “spurned lover” who punched his ex-girlfriend, a murderer who had “a sexual interest” in his victim and a “Tinder stabber” have all made headlines in the past week. All those headlines, which are sadly a common response to men’s violence against women, are also a revolting misuse of the power of mainstream media. A […]