Victoria Agoglia was reported missing 136 times between February and September 2002. Whenever she returned to her residential care home she was thought to be drunk or to have taken drugs. Staff at the home were aware of a “pimp” who appeared to be in his mid-twenties and who was
In my pre-feminist days, sexual harassment and rape were so common, so pervasive, so accepted, that they were virtually invisible. The shame clung to the victim or to the whistle-blower; the abuser almost never experienced any consequences for his actions. In fact, he was rarely named and when he was
Greg Ellis reads How An Anonymous Accusation Derailed My Life, Stephen Elliott’s essay about being accused of rape on the Shitty Media Med list in 2017. It was published in Quillette on 25th September 2018.
Samantha Geimer, who was raped by Roman Polanski aged 13, talks to Jonathan Kay about why she has refused to be cast as a victim and how she’s dealt with the controversy her stance has generated. She is steeling herself for another bout of unwanted attention when Polanski&