*Trigger Warning – mentions of rape, sexual harassment and explanations of victim blaming & survivor shaming*
The following quote is what the dean of students felt the need to tell all current Liverpool Hope students presumably in light of recent news that Martin Smith (aka ‘Comrade Delta’) has been given a funded PhD at the university despite being accused of two counts of rape and other accusations of sexual harassment . I believe that it is safe to assume that this email is referring to sexual harassment and rape considering that the email was sent only a few days after the ‘Socialist Wanker’ posters appeared on Hope Park campus. The email vaguely refers to incidents yet Penny can’t bring herself to openly say that this email is in reference to sexual assault and is primarily directed at women.
“The Student Safety – A message from Dr Penny…

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