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Unsolicited sexts: ‘Why should we stay silent over the unacceptable actions of others?’


by Jennifer McShane
08th Jul 2021
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Broadcaster Muireann O'Connell has had enough. After continually receiving unsolicited sexually explicit messages on social media, she’s urging us all to name and shame, or “call out the creeps”.

Co-host of Virgin Media’s Six O’Clock Show Muireann O’Connell said the avoidance of her DM’s started a few years ago. Right from when she joined Instagram, it started. “Initially, there were a few very small cohorts sending me dick pics. And I just said, I don’t like this, so I’m not going to open that message. I don’t need this in my head. But every once in a while, you do have to pop in...

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