Swift Justice There was Bad Blood in the courtroom when Taylor Swift countersued the DJ who groped her back in 2015. Her legal victory contributes to the important conversation about rape culture and bodily autonomy: Maia Mathieu explains why we can’t just Shake It Off.

It sounds like something out of a crime drama: a pop star is groped at a meet ‘n greet, and then the groper turns around to sue his victim for defamation of character.  But this isn’t the latest Law & … Continue reading Swift Justice There was Bad Blood in the courtroom when Taylor Swift countersued the DJ who groped her back in 2015. Her legal victory contributes to the important conversation about rape culture and bodily autonomy: Maia Mathieu explains why we can’t just Shake It Off.

What we should learn from the PWR BTTM scandal

Content note: sexual assault

After two months the dust has settled on the PWR BTTM scandal, as their (predominantly queer) fanbase have had to come to terms with abandoning what was once considered a life-saving band. However, there is still the discussion of where to go next, and how to deal with similar cases in the future.

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