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RTA-approved film creates controversy

RTA-approved film creates controversy

Some students are offended by the content of the film — “Victim” — and have used social media to voice their concerns. The film was approved by RTA faculty members for a practicum project.

by Robyn Bell· · News, On Campus
The news media play a part in rape culture and victim blaming

The news media play a part in rape culture and victim blaming

“What did you do to stay safe?” is a common question to sexual assault victims. But asking that question is the problem, says Farrah Khan, a Ryerson workshop coordinator from the Barbra Schlifer Clinic. “The onus is constantly on the victim to stay safe, while the perpetrator can keep on going,” says Khan. “But If you’re constantly living in a […]

In an exclusive Q-&-A, Jane Doe says she fears nothing has changed in the conversation about rape

In an exclusive Q-&-A, Jane Doe says she fears nothing has changed in the conversation about rape

Jane Doe, the woman who succesfully sued Tornonto police for their investigation of her sexual assault and whose name is still under court-protected publication ban, says nothing has changed in the conversation about rape. In the weeks since the Jian Ghomeshi news broke, she says the public has heard too much from lawyers and the media, and not enough from community experts […]

by Ramna Shahzad· · Media, News, Top stories