The Herald Sun reported that 31 year old Shane James Kavanagh was convicted of violently raping a woman with whom he had just begun an intimate relationship, and was sentenced to seven years in jail, with a five year, 3 mont non-parole period. Or at least, that’s what the journalist tried to do. Whoever wrote […]
If a man and a woman meet on Tinder and the man later is accused of violence against the women, you can guarantee Tinder will be the first word in the headline of any article about that accusation. Channel 7 News is not the only one and won’t be the last one. If they had met […]
The Daily Telegraph is just one of many publications that refer to Paul Lambert’s vicious assault and attempted murder of Angela Jay as the “Tinder stabbing”. Lambert broke into Angela Jay’s home, waited for her to come in, then he stabbed her repeatedly and soaked her in petrol. Police believe he intended to rape her, […]
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 […]
Don’t rape anyone. It’s not difficult. I do it all the time. I’m sure you can too.
Hi @brisbanetimes I fixed it for you because women who are allegedly raped are part of the story about the alleged rape
Once again: If a man and a woman meet on Tinder and the man is violent to the women, you can count on the word “Tinder” making it into every headline about his violence. It’s an insidious form of victim blaming. If they met at a party or over cabbages in Coles, it wouldn’t even […]
Here you go @couriermail I fixed it for you because women using dating sites are not the problem.
Here you go @dailytelegraph I fixed it for you because a date is not a crime and an app is not to blame for sexual assault charges.
If a man and a woman meet on Tinder and the man later is accused of violence against the women, you can guarantee Tinder will be the first word in the headline of any article about that accusation. Channel 9 News is not the only one and won’t be the last one. If they had […]