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Monthly Archives: February, 2014

Another Honeyball own goal

You have to admire Mary Honeyball. In her pursuit of sex workers, determined as she is to make their lives unsafe and harder, she opens her mouth and exposes how … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 6 Comments

The Honeyball own goal

The Guardian reports the adoption of Mary Honeyball’s ‘report’ here. Leave aside the arrogance of calling one woman’s opinions, and those of her fanbase, a report. Leave aside the vexed … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 7 Comments

Are penjobs really preferable to handjobs?

We’ve been having fun recently, highlighting that sex work is no the only kind of work that some workers don’t enjoy doing. We’ve also had fun with the idea that … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fun with ropes.

This post discusses quite an extreme form of breath play. It is not a how to guide!  A word used in both bdsm and swinging is play, as in “have … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 56 Comments

Harriet Harman, the Daily Mail and bad faith

In a below the line discussion yesterday, Sarah Ditum came up with the following proposition; ‘Speculating on internal motivations to discredit someone rather than engaging with the substance of their … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Childrens minds work differently

Content note for victim blaming and mention of child abuse  Today the NSPCC released a report about the victims of Jimmy Saville, working with a group of them who had … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

The poisoned arrow of grief – an alternative Sunday Sermon

A friend told me recently of how, when his brother called to tell him their mother was close to death, he  mentioned Mike and the Mechanics. The reference was to … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why bother – blogging and the media

This blog and its predecessor have never really had a manifesto, but from time to time, as our fully paid up navel gazer, Carter explores why we do what we … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Twittiquette and propaganda

This is a blog that could feature Piers Morgan. It doesn’t need to, but he is a good case in point. Piers has form for making provocative statements, especially about … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

My little pony feminism

So its been an interesting few days on the old interwebs as various privileged white feminists have explained why intersectional feminism, or an intersectional praxis is wrong, along with all … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 26 Comments

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