My Abuser Used My Therapy Notes Against Me During His Trial
I was sexually assaulted as a child. When I took him to court, his defence lawyers used notes from my own counselling sessions to try to discredit me.
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What It's Like to Be Raped and Told You Can't Talk About It with Anyone
Under existing CPS guidelines, survivors are told not to speak about their assault in therapy – unless they're prepared to have their counselling notes read out in court.
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What It Feels Like to Learn Your Rapist Is Dead
“There was a part of me that felt he never got a fair shake in life.”
Man Awarded £100,000 After Gang Rape During ‘Scared Straight’ Programme
The man, who was 14 at the time, was raped by five prisoners after a guard led him to a private cell during a judge-ordered visit in the 70s.
This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault
I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question “who would I be had I not been raped?”
Where the Idea of False Rape Accusations Really Comes From
Donald Trump and his Adult Son keep trying to foment a #MeToo backlash. Shocker: they're lying.
An Ex-FBI Agent Explains Everything Wrong with the Kavanaugh Probe
From witnesses being able to just avoid the feds until the clock runs out to hamstrung agents and an enraged public, it could get ugly.
She's Smarter Than Them
Christine Blasey Ford served as her own expert witness and demolished the arguments against her story.
If a Woman Drinks, It’s Her Fault. If a Man Drinks, It’s an Excuse
It's the 1980s all over again.
All the News You Need to Read This Morning
Knives and alcohol are being sold to children in London.
The Judge Who Sentenced Brock Turner Has Been Removed From Office
Santa Clara County voters cast their ballots in favor of recalling Aaron Persky, the Californian judge who sentenced Brock Turner to six months in jail.
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Worst Take of the Week: Raheem Sterling's Tattoo vs Germaine Greer
Just a whole mess of terrible opinions this week.