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Antonia Zerbisias | When Antonia Zerbisias tweeted support for the women accusing Jian Ghomeshi of sexual assault by revealing her own experience with sexual assault, she was not aware it would create a movement.
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Michael Laxer | All men have participated in the "locker room" or trash-talking objectification of women and in the creation of a culture and context in which Jian Ghomeshi would feel right at home.
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Elizabeth Sheehy | It was 1982 before marital rape was acknowledged as sexual assault. A short overview of the Canadian law governing sexual assault, with an emphasis on the hazards women face.
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Geoffrey Stevens | The Toronto Star is supporting the best (expensive, time-consuming) investigative reporting in Canada, as the Ghomeshi story proves.
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Redeye Collective | In the past week, thousands of women have shared their experiences of rape on Twitter. The hashtag #BeenRapedNeverReported says it all. Ariana Barer talks about why it's still so hard to report rape.
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Mathieu Murphy-Perron | After the Jian Ghomeshi allegations, let's think about how we handle sexual assault allegations in progressive spaces.
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Meghan Murphy | These are real women. They were really punched, choked and assaulted in various ways. In their real lives. It isn’t a joke, it isn’t a costume, it isn’t some kind of cute pop culture reference.
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Toronto Rape Crisis Centre Multi Cultural Women Against Rape | A statement from one rape crisis centre on how in the face of a media storm, they continue their work with survivors confronting issues about why victims choose not to report their experiences.
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Joanne Wright | Jian Ghomeshi is framing himself as the good soldier who is entitled to a private sex life. However, this case seems to be more about masculine entitlement and self-defining masculinity.
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Jodie Layne | Talking about Jian Ghomeshi? Here are some ways to talk about sexual assault allegations and be sensitive to the fact that many people are survivors of sexual assault.
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Meghan Murphy | As it Happens spoke with a woman on the CBC today about her experience with Ghomeshi, who she claims punched her repeatedly in the head.
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Meghan Murphy | Jian Ghomeshi is fired from the CBC on account of abuse allegations. He claims the BDSM relationships he was engaged in were "consensual" and a "human right."