don't be that girl
Men in Edmonton are responding to a controversial men's rights group, making it clear that the "misogynistic" movement isn't
A group that sparked controversy after putting up posters that blasted false accusations of rape in Edmonton has turned its
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 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.
Those behind a campaign against false accusations of rape in Edmonton claim they are not advocating rape and call the"Don't
Advocacy group Men's Rights Edmonton recently plastered the University of Alberta campus with posters that entreat the reader, "Don't Be That Girl." According to Men's Rights Edmonton, "that girl" is a woman who has consensual sex that she later falsely reports as rape. Rigorous studies put the percentage of false rape reports as low as 0.6 per cent.
Edmonton's ongoing Don't Be That Guy campaign has been a irrefutable success, raising awareness for sex assault in the city
Posters that mimic the well-known “Don’t be that guy” campaign against sexual assault have gone up around Edmonton bearing