Rehtaeh Parsons

  • Why Doesn’t the Justice System Take Rape Cases Seriously?

    About a year ago, I sat down to brunch across from one of the most badass women I’ve ever met. We’ll call her Sandra. Sandra’s not badass in the way many people would define the word. She’s badass because she was raped.

  • Why Is Christie Blatchford Blaming Rehtaeh Parsons?

    Christie Blatchford, a columnist over at the National Post with a reputation for being a bit of a troll, wrote a horribly misdirected response to the Rehtaeh Parsons case that literally could not have been more tasteless.

  • Will the Rehtaeh Parsons Case End Up Unresolved?

    Rehtaeh Parsons has been dead for over two weeks. The RCMP have "reopened" the case but no arrests have been made. Will her case end up unresolved?

  • The Anniversary of My Rape

    Sunday, April 14th marked ten years since the night I was raped. I'd been dreading that bizarre anniversary like the plague. I didn't really understand what I was supposed to do or how I was supposed to feel.

  • Inside Anonymous’s Operation to Out Rehtaeh Parsons’s Rapists

    In the wake of Rehtaeh Parson's suicide, Anonymous is threatening Nova Scotia's authorities. They say they will release the names of those they believe to be guilty of raping Parson. We spoke to an organizer of that particular Anonymous-led operation...

  • The RCMP Is Failing to Protect Teenage Girls

    Rehtaeh Parsons, a teenage girl from Nova Scotia, was taken off life support on Sunday after a failed suicide attempt. Her mother believes being raped by four teenage boys led to her death. The RCMP has been unable to arrest anyone in connection to the...