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.
2 days ago
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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Everything You Need to Know When You're Going to Prison
After he was released from jail, Carl Cattermole decided to write down everything he'd learnt. Consider this extract from 'Prison: A Survival Guide' your essential primer to getting banged up.
5 days ago
The British Countryside in 24 Gloriously Muddy Photos
Our friend Chris took some photos at the Royal Cheshire County Show.
Three Generations of Black Artists Tell Us About Working in the UK
Somerset House's 'Get Up, Stand Up Now' exhibition celebrates the country's creative pioneers – then and now – from the past 50 years.
How the Tories Could Stop Boris
LOL JK they can't.
I Tried a Few of Those New Viagra Subscriptions to See If They Work
Like Netflix or Amazon Prime, men can now subscribe to online services offering performance enhancing medication. But are they any good?
Farewell Change UK, Gone and Also Forgotten
Change UK was a second-trimester abortion in the womb of British politics. We'll miss you, but getting rid of you was the right thing to do.
I Went to a Nudist Festival for Millennials
To find out what young people get out of being naked.
Rape Victims Are Being Told They Can't Go to Therapy
If you're sexually assaulted in the UK, the authorities may tell you not to speak with therapists about the assault until after the trial is complete. The impact of this silence can be devastating.
We Need an Emergency Review Into Rape Victims Being Denied Full Therapy
When VICE contacted me to tell me that rape victims with cases going through the courts are told not to tell therapists about their assaults, I could barely believe it was true. We must do better by victims.
How Big US Companies Are Selling Weed Vapes in the UK
We met JJ O'Brien from vape giant PAX Labs to talk about bringing the PAX 3 to the UK, and marketing a legal product to an illegal market.