Article: Hysteria over Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s Anzac Day post cannot be separated from racism

It’s impossible to separate reactions to Yassmin’s post from her public identity as a young woman of colour, a Muslim, and the combination of those selves in a person who passionately defends Islam when we are indoctrinated to fear and hate it above all else. And it would be naive to the point of delusional […]... Read More

FixedIt: Cosby isn’t on trial for sex, he’s on trial for sexual assault

Cosby has not been charged with having sex, he’s charged with three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault. Sex and sexual assault are not the same thing. When the media confuse the terms in headlines, they confuse the meaning of them in public perception. Sex is consenting activity between adults. Sexual assault, rape and indecent assault are all […]... Read More

FixedIt: adults can’t have “sexual relationships” with children

The allegations are not proven, but they are not allegations of a “sexual relationship”. The accused is 69 years old, the alleged victim is 15.  “Relationship” implies voluntary participation from both sides. If the allegations are proven it was not a “relationship”, it was abuse. 1800 RESPECT Sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling and […]... Read More