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I Have A Right To Say I Am Being Abused And It Is Not OK

I have been reflecting on why I have reacted so strongly to today’s Guardian article which classified the “TERF wars” as a tit for tat squabble. I covered in this post briefly … Continue reading

August 9, 2014

This is Abuse

I am scared of posting this. Of course I’m scared. Look at how violent these people are. I am, frankly, terrified. But I think it’s important that we be clear what … Continue reading

August 9, 2014

Don’t Tell Me Violence Against Women is “A Game”

It’s been an interesting week. I’ve been threatened, I’ve had people quite disturbingly plotting to “destroy” me – I believe they mean my career and ability to earn a living rather … Continue reading

August 9, 2014

What Does Being “Cis” Mean For A Woman?

Today I got a bit cross. I do that occasionally. I have been watching the non-binary versus feminism wars getting increasingly heated and thinking, one day, I’ll write a considered … Continue reading

August 1, 2014

.@Twitter: Optimised For Abuse

Last summer I was the target of months of violent, misogynistic abuse. The abuse was widely reported, although the worst tweets (most of the tweets), were never broadcast or printed, … Continue reading

May 11, 2014

Marriage versus Sex-Work: A Question

Yesterday, I had a piece in the New Statesman about marriage – specifically, about marriage certificates. Having recently got engaged, I had discovered, to my horror, that the legal document … Continue reading

May 2, 2014
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