Author Archive | Bettina

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Why I interviewed a convicted sex offender

Last weekend Sixty Minutes attacked me for an interview I did last year with Nicolaas Bester, a Tasmanian teacher previously imprisoned for having a sexual relationship with one of his students. I conducted the interview not because I condone his past behaviour but because I am concerned about vigilante justice. Many people are confronted and […]

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Amanda Stoker targets Sydney University

We are really excited about our new video, featuring Senator Amanda Stoker in Senate Estimates last week, grilling the higher education people about freedom of speech and the Sydney University protest over my campus rape talk. She was brilliant, carefully establishing who has the authority for monitoring that universities enforce their freedom of speech regulations. […]

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Sydney Uni Trouble-Makers

Fascinating developments regarding the action I have taken against key organisers of the Sydney University protest who tried to stop me speaking on about the fake rape crisis last month. Here’s my new video. Please help me circulate it. And don’t forget to like it and subscribe. This one is mainly about Maddy Ward who proudly […]

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My campus tour is making waves

Just to bring everyone up to date with what has happened so far, we have a YouTube video providing a summary of all the recent events. It all started at La Trobe, where my first campus event proved pretty difficult with noisy protesters doing their best to drown out my talk. But at Sydney University […]

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La Trobe activists try to disrupt talk on fake rape crisis

Last week I spoke at La Trobe University, the first stop in my Fake Rape Crisis campus tour. A tiny group of rowdy protesters did their best to disrupt the event, with university security doing absolutely nothing to stop them. Look at this short video of their efforts: And here’s the report from The Australian […]

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No venue for my Sydney University talk

Last month La Trobe University tried to ban me from talking about the fake rape crisis to students at their university. That event is now going ahead this week, on Thurs Sept 6 despite strenuous efforts from feminist activists to stop it from happening, with protest banners appearing on campus and even a demonstration against […]

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La Trobe bans my talk on the fake rape crisis

Exciting times this week, after La Trobe University decided to close down my talk to the Liberal Club student event. I’ve just written about this for The Australian. If you are a subscriber and would like to add to the lively debate about this issue, you can make comments here: And here’s my article: […]

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Shame on Mission Australia

Recently Australia spoke out against Lifeline’s decision to include the anti-male feminist crusader Clementine Ford in a domestic violence forum. Nearly 15,000 signed a protest petition and the event was cancelled. Now we are taking on Mission Australia for their new homeless campaign which features a frightened woman and her child escaping a violent man. […]

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Adelaide University’s Star Chamber

Finally I have been able to tell the story of an Adelaide University PhD student who was investigated by a university committee after being accused of sexual assault by another student. We have just posted my YouTube interview with the young man describing his ordeal. Here’s the article I wrote in for the Adelaide Advertiser […]

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