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Sexual Assault on Campus: an interview with Lesley Johnston

cw: Sexual Assault The last few months have been ones of caution for women across the country. Following the emergence of the spiking epidemic and cases of sexual assault within the police force, sexual violence against women has once more been thrown into the public sphere. Having been met with voracious protest, people are now […]

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Gaslighting: how it affects women

CW: assault, rape, emotional abuse If you are a woman, I’m sure at some point in your life you have been told that you are being too dramatic, too emotional, or too sensitive. This kind of language is a part of a society-wide psychological manipulation that frequently targets women, otherwise known as gaslighting.  Gaslighting is […]

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Sexism in the music industry: how far have we come?

Content warning: sexual harassment mention, sexual assault mention Last week rapper and hip-hop star Loyle Carner kicked a fan out of his concert at the University of East Anglia for shouting obscene, sexist remarks at his female support artist. Acts like these are not uncommon, especially within the music industry, but rarely do people speak […]