26 07, 2013

Government acts on cyberbullying

2013-07-26T18:10:27+00:00July 26th, 2013|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons, Social Media|Tags: , |

Distributing “intimate images” without prior consent ought to be illegal and carry a sentence of anywhere from six months to five years, says a new report that was expedited following the suicide of Nova Scotia teen Rehtaeh Parsons in April. The report, received on Friday by newly minted Justice Minister Peter MacKay, makes nine recommendations, […]

26 07, 2013

A Wonderful Gift

2013-07-26T17:15:22+00:00July 26th, 2013|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: |

Last week we meet with a government official and she passed on to us a book of condolences. Following Rehtaeh’s death the Nova Scotia Government put a condolence page on their web site for people to leave messages. Her death was an international story and we heard from people all over the world. The messages […]

18 07, 2013

Ask First

2013-07-18T15:41:06+00:00July 18th, 2013|Categories: Sexual Assault|

“Ask First!” was written by J. Mary Burnet & Kaleigh Trace in response to Robin Thicke’s gross, unconsensual song and video “Blurred Lines.” Art is powerful and we are in awe of rad artists who write political rhymes. Writing this song and making the video is one of the ways we’re doing our best to […]

18 07, 2013

Sexual assault survivor: perpetrators deserve all the blame

2013-07-18T14:27:15+00:00July 18th, 2013|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: |

Mainstreet host Stephanie Domet talks with Sherri Bain of the group Safety For Our Sisters. Sherri Bain is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. As a child she was molested by an uncle from the age five to 13. Years later, Bain’s abuser was sentenced to 12 months in jail but only served four months. […]

3 07, 2013

Carol Todd, Glen Canning join in Red Hood’s objection to new Facebook ad policy

2013-07-03T07:12:46+00:00July 3rd, 2013|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons, Social Media|

Release on Red Hood Project Parents of Amanda Todd and Rehtaeh Parsons join the Red Hood Project in dismissing Facebook’s new policy of removing ads from so-called “controversial” content. A growing list of major advertisers, including Nissan UK, Nationwide, Marks & Spencer and the British internet and broadcast giant, BSkyB, suspended Facebook advertising over disturbing […]

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