Excerpt republished from the ABC 29th May 2015 A young woman stands in a room with several men around her. She tells the men that she is taking women’s studies at university. They respond by grabbing her throat to silence her. They move onto slapping her and pulling off her clothes. The scene that follows… Read More The Unspeakable Truth: Pornography and Violence Against Women
Until the institutional and cultural drivers of sexual exploitation are confronted, we will see more and more men like Julien Blanc. It’s easy to blame a globalised and complex cultural issue on a ‘few bad guys’. This is exemplified by cases like Blanc. Julien Blanc tours the world teaching men ‘pick up artistry’. He demonstrates… Read More Julian Blanc is rightfully condemned, what about the industry behind him?