Episode #53 – Father Of Rehtaeh Parsons: Glen Canning

Following a harrowing sexual assault and the subsequent bullying and harassment she received because of it, 17 year-old Rehtaeh Parsons committed suicide. Paul and Jordan talk to Rehtaeh’s father, Glen Canning, about the tragic event, the legal system’s questionable response to it, and how the unspeakable cruelty she was forced to endure reveals the rape culture that persists today. In the wake of Rehtaeh’s death, Glen has become an advocate against such culture, encouraging men themselves to play a direct role in ending it.

Learn more about Glen at glencanning.com 

Related Casts:

Episode #54 – Sex Trafficking in Toronto: Carly Kalish, Casandra Diamond & Carly X

Episode #43 – Child Abuse Survivor: James Simpson

Episode #21 – Linda Redgrave

See Also:

FOLLOWING LINDA: MUSINGS ON A DEMONSTRATION FOR SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

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