The UK government is looking to criminalize unsolicited dick pics


Although apps like Tinder set out to make dating easier by putting hundreds of options only a swipe away, they also carry a greater risk of non-consensual interactions and new opportunities for perpetrators to target and abuse victims. Whether it’s an abusive message waiting in your inbox or an unsolicited Airdrop from a complete stranger, “surprise” dick pics are an all too common form of sexual harassment. But yesterday, it was announced the Home Office is taking preliminary steps towards criminalizing “online flashing.” In its “Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)” report, the Home Office proposed 10 commitments it believes…

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