Dont Be That Guy

WATCH: Men Speak Up Against 'Misogynistic' Men's Movement

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

Men in Edmonton are responding to a controversial men's rights group, making it clear that the "misogynistic" movement isn't a voice for them. In a...

'Don't Be That Girl' Poster Authors Back At It

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

A group that sparked controversy after putting up posters that blasted false accusations of rape in Edmonton has turned its focus on Lise Gotell, the ...

Consensual Rape and the Culture of Victim Blaming

Shannon McClennan | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada Alberta
Shannon McClennan

This isn't the blog post I intended to write as my first contribution to Huffington Post Alberta. A lover of the arts, I wanted to be lightness and color, attempting--in my own way--to bring more much deserved attention to Calgary's burgeoning arts and culture scene. But then, things happen that derail me. Things like the 2013 Wimbledon women's champion--Marion Bartoli--being verbally assaulted online because she's "too ugly to win"(more on that later) and Marte Deborah Dalelv, of Norway, being acquitted of consensual rape following a business trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Rape Poster Authors Defend Themselves

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

Those behind a campaign against false accusations of rape in Edmonton claim they are not advocating rape and call the"Don't Be That Guy" anti-rape cam...

The One Thing "Don't Be That Girl" Got Right

Graham Templeton | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Living
Graham Templeton

Rape education and prevention currently gives precisely no thought to appealing to its actual audience, and approaches men in a way that immediately puts them in a defensive frame of mind. Perhaps it's time to consider that what we need is not more anti-rape initiatives, but smarter ones.

Sex Assault Parody Blames Victim

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada Alberta

Edmonton's ongoing Don't Be That Guy campaign has been a irrefutable success, raising awareness for sex assault in the city and spawning identical eff...

Posters Say Women Lie About Rape

CBC | Posted 09.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

Posters that mimic the well-known “Don’t be that guy” campaign against sexual assault have gone up around Edmonton bearing a very different mess...

Police Launch Provocative Anti-Rape Ads

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Vancouver Police Department are hoping that the relaunch of the "Don't Be That Guy" campaign will drive home the message that “sex without conse...

LOOK: 'Don't Be That Guy' Campaign Back With New Posters

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

It was a campaign so effective at getting the word out to potential offenders of sexual assault, a Calgary group is bringing it back to city transit, ...

LOOK: 'Don't Be That Guy' Ads So Popular And Provocative They're Back

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Alberta

It was a campaign so effective at getting the word out to potential offenders of sexual assault, the Edmonton police are bringing it back. Accordin...

Gym Etiquette No-Nos: Don't Be That Guy At The Gym (WATCH)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.24.2012 | Canada Living

Gyms have a way of bringing out particular personality traits in people, for better or for worse -- it's what inspires those nicknames you give to tho...