November 23, 2014 By Paul Elam 168 Comments Imagine the image of a woman, cowering in the corner, shivering, blood running from her nose, as a man, possibly just a faceless silhouette of a man, looms over her with a clenched fist. For most people with their humanity intact, it is an image that elicits…

No Boys Allowed – A open letter to Kane Daniel

Well this happened sooner than expected… Dear Kane, So, it turns out that we can’t have a meeting to discuss the issues men and boys face without you feeling the need to “infiltrate” our open-to-the-public meeting. Disappointing but not particularly surprising. After observing your behaviour on the day and reading your VICE article, it’s abundantly clear that you arrived with…

My Experience at the 2014 Melbourne Slut Walk

By:Samuel Enderby On Saturday, August 6, I performed my first investigation of a Melbourne Slut Walk and, in the process, learned a lot of very interesting things about the mindset of the people who attended by interviewing a handful, including an organiser, a political campaigner, and a few regular people. Unfortunately, things started quite poorly with my…

Domestic Violence Woozles in Australia

By Beverley Armitage   In order to tackle any problem, as far as possible we need to know the extent of, and the reasons for, it. While it is true that statistics about domestic violence are difficult to obtain, there is data available. The 2012 ABS survey reports domestic violence levels at about 7% of the population and that…