FixedIt – no, you slavering gombeens, a bullet didn’t wander into a home and killed people of its own accord

Another in the ongoing media effort to erase male perpetrators from public consciousness, The Brussels Times reports that this girl and her father were “killed by a bullet”. I checked. Several times. Difficult as it might be to believe, this is not a satirical site. 1800 RESPECT Sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling and...

FixedIt – Rape is not part of a father-daughter relationship

No, you wretched gobshites, it’s not a “father-daughter”relationship when an adult rapes a child. But, when even the judge struggles with that concept, it’s not surprising the reporters can’t grasp it. 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...

FixedIt – erasing women murdered by men

From The Independent, you’d think reading this headline that some tragic accident killed this man and his children. You’d also think there were no other tragic accidental deaths involved. Unless you bothered to read down to the middle of the article, then you’d discover “Megan Short, their mother, was also dead.” A few more paragraphs...

FixedIt – yet again, rape is not sex

This one just never ends. Alleged rape of a teenager is not sex, it’s rape. And human trafficking is not an “incident”, it’s a crime. Language matters, as both TheRoot and The Washington Post should know. 1800 RESPECT Sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling and support. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week....

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