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22 March 2017

Helping journalists get coverage of sexual violence right

Broadchurch, ITV’s crime drama set in a small fictional town on the Dorset coast, returned to our screens last month for a third series. In the first episode, two detectives played by Olivia Colman and David Tennant, deal with with an allegation of rape made against an unknown attacker. It’s a series we’ll be watching […]

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4 January 2017

Welcoming Philippa King as our new Development Manager

Hello all! I’m Philippa, the new Development Manager at On Road Media. I’ve been here three months already, working part-time on fundraising. Previous to my role here, I worked in fundraising for 20 years, including national and international campaigning organisations and frontline local charities – which is what I’ve been doing most recently. I like the […]

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1 December 2016

Ayla Holdom: All About Trans’s interaction with BBC
Newsnight

Blogged by Ayla Holdom, helicopter pilot and All About Trans advisor. Originally featured on the All About Trans website. August’s All About Trans interaction with BBC Newsnight was one of those moments that highlighted just why I love this project. This meet-up marked the start of our newest series of interactions. Last year, each meeting was focused on trans […]

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5 October 2016

Working with press regulators to improve media
representation of transgender people

With our ongoing project, All About Trans, earlier in the year we organised two consultations between the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) and members of the trans community. Today they issued new guidance on researching and reporting stories related to transgender individuals, based on the Editor’s Code. IPSO is responsible, post-Leveson Inquiry, for supporting those who feel wronged by […]

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26 August 2016

Kate: My first year at On Road as Project Assistant

Blogged by Kate Llewellyn, Project Assistant My time at On Road began last summer, as I searched far and wide for volunteering or work experience opportunities in the sexual and domestic violence support sector. I had just moved back from Sarajevo after spending 4 months volunteering with a number of charities and feminist organisations, and I was […]

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