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Monthly Archives: July, 2016

Very modern Britain

Content note; refers to domestic violence services, but not directly to domestic violence Copyright notice; please feel free to re-publish this post- we appreciate that not everyone might want to … Continue reading

July 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

We are not invisible, we are erased

One of the favourite words of swerfs is invisible, from the exceptionally whorephobic and dehumanising invisible punter “project” to the Melbourne Literary festival which decided to have a panel without … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · 3 Comments

Poundshop Kinnock

For all his faults, Neil Kinnock had roots in the Labour movement, and a traditional route to becoming an MP via the presidency of his students union and organizing for … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

MI5, McClusky and me

Well, I should be in the story about MI5 and the Labour leadership campaign shouldn’t I? Everyone else is, or appears to be. McClusky’s outburst about the role of MI5 … Continue reading

July 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

That ship called dignity

Robert Webb has made a massive prick of himself by intervening in politics, citing his own education as evidence of how hard he has worked to get where he is … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

One, two, many

content note for mention, without details of coercive controlĀ  There are as many ways of doing relationships as there are people in relationships. As a sex worker I know that … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

And then there were two

It’s more than two decades now since the Conservative Party publicly labelled themselves as cowards by refusing to confront Margaret Thatcher until a stalking horse had been used to flush … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · 3 Comments

The homodoxy of Blairism

So Jem and myself were trying to make sense of the schismatic episode that is the Labour leadership contest, and my brain went into one of its free wheeling modes. … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

So farewell, David Cameron

David Cameron has left Downing Street. One of the harsher things thatcan be said about him is that he tolerated Grant Shapps. If you don;t know who Grant Shapps is, … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

No, its not OK to tell a homophobe they are secretly gay

So getting annoyed at a headline might be the very definition of futility, especially when it’s in the Huffington Post, which is basically like reading one of those “adult” versions … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

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