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IWD; meh

IWD; meh

International Women’s Day each year is a bit like Groundhog Day for me. I poke my nose out of my burrow, then go back in, after seeing that 51% of the population are expected to be happy with some tokenism, and just to stfu until next year when the mainstream will pretend to care again. … Continue reading

GUEST POST: Spiritual Male Violence Against Women

GUEST POST: Spiritual Male Violence Against Women

A guest post by Elaine Charkowski, permission granted. Spiritual Male Violence Against Women Simone de Beauvoir said, “Man enjoys the great advantage of having a god endorse the code he writes . . . fear of God will keep women in their place.” Women are so MAGNIFICENT, that even after 6,000 years of horrific abuse, … Continue reading

Male victims of DV

Male victims of DV

Much is made of the apparently ‘silent masses’ of male victims of DV. There is the “1 in 3” Australian campaign that maintains that one in three DV victims is male (with the inference that the perpetrators are female partners, and nor will I link to such propaganda), or the UK’s “Parity” campaign that 40% … Continue reading

DV abusers don’t need a group hug

DV abusers don’t need a group hug

The Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence is now in its third week. Transcripts are available on the RC website. I have not followed it closely, but bits and pieces have crossed my newsfeed throughout. The majority of this week seems to be legal submissions, with Tuesday and Wednesday focusing on “Family Violence Intervention Orders” … Continue reading

More excuses for male violence

More excuses for male violence

Just when you thought you had heard all the excuses for male violence, out come even bigger whoppers. This post was going to be titled: “Messy House—It’s siege o’clock”. So the situation today: A 28-year-old male took two boys hostage (aged one and three), presumably they are his sons. He also has a pregnant wife. … Continue reading