The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 072 – Realising Vulnerability
Today I talk about how an experience being followed home from the shops made me realise how vulnerable I actually am, and how much I hate it.
The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 069 – The Illogicality Of Rape Victim Blaming
In this episode I talk about why people blame rape victims, asking what they were wearing and if they had flirted with their rapist, and discuss the reasons why it makes absolutely no sense.
The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 063 – Responses To Kim Kardashian’s Robbery
In the days and weeks after Kim Kardashian was held at gun point in Paris, the internet responded. I look at some of the responses on Twitter and discuss them.
The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 061 – The Doers, The Deniers, The Apologisers
I talk about men and the sexual abuse of women. How the men who rape and abuse are the worst, but how the men who deny it is a problem are making it harder and harder for the women in their lives to come forward when they’ve been assaulted.
The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 022 – Teaching Consent
Tonight I talk about the importance of teaching children about consent, respecting that no means no, and the value in self respect. All without teaching them shame about their bodies or sexuality. And how difficult that is when they’re too young to understand why it’s important.
The Writer Mum Podcast – Episode 014 – Responses To Rape Claims
TRIGGER WARNING – References to rape
Tonight I discuss the kind of comments women who speak out about rape receive and why it is so damaging, using the famous case of Amber Amour as an example.