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A Pox on the Patriarchy

.@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

“Empire Building”: Career Feminism and Me

I tend not to do much about the daily stream of attacks, insults, wilful misrepresentations and misinterpretations that constitute my daily online life. Not anymore. I just put up and … Continue reading

April 28, 2014

How To Attack A Feminist

It’s come to my attention that yet another overworked, underpaid, under-appreciated wonderful woman who is fighting her guts out, day after day, on behalf of all of us, has come … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

Protected: For DT: On Engaging

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Intersectionality, Woman’s Hour, and a Very Long-Winded Apology

I don’t know if writing about this is a good idea. Quite possibly it’s a terrible idea. After all, everything has quietened down a lot, and I don’t want to … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

How to be the perfect victim – a how-to guide for good girls.

TW for victim-blaming, sexism and racism – many direct quotations included. Don’t feed the trolls If you react in any way other than with silence to people threatening you, you … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 17 Comments

The Wounded Helper

Originally posted on Portia Smart:
People who work with survivors of sexual and/or domestic violence are motivated for many, many reasons. Sometimes, their motivation comes from their own experiences of…

June 15, 2013

Feminist Check-List – What Do You Believe?

- Caroline Criado-Perez 1. Do you believe men and women are equal?  2. Do you believe women have the right to self-determination? 3. Do you believe women have the right … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 33 Comments

Take A Break – All Work & No Play is Bad For Your Health

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November 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

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