FixedIt – Sexual assault is not romantic

News, romanticising sexual assault. Again. 1800 RESPECT Sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling and support. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Ph: 1800 737 732 www.1800respect.org.au Suicide Call Back Service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Ph: 1300 659 467 www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au Kids Helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a...

Murder is not romantic

The Daily Mail described a man stabbing a woman in the back more than 20 times as a “Romeo and Juliet style attack”, because nothing says romance like attempted murder. They picked up the phrase because the victim used it in a desperate attempt to take the knife from her attacker. It’s vile, but not surprising, that Betts...

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