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Tag Archives: Domestic violence

The Establishment failed to recognise rape, so I made it easier for them.

content note for rape, victim blaming, alcohol and intimate partner violence  Intimate partner violence is hidden behind the minimising term “domestic” abuse. Its domestic, small scale, ignorable, just a part of the … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · 7 Comments

One, two, many

content note for mention, without details of coercive control  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

The sunday sermon; I wish they were dead

we live in a culture that prizes extreme emotions, and all to often judges the harm that has been done to someone by their inability to cope afterwards. Sadly whilst … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 4 Comments

Good night deirdre, you should have gone with Mike.

Content note domestic violence. The death of Anne Kirkbride made me think very clearly of my childhood, where coronation street was as close as we came to any regular religious … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Oi, shit for brains, its meant to be about choice!

So its been a funny old weekend on the feminist interweb, a journalist and blogger told people that being happy with their sex lives was offensive, which Carter responds to … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

Who will save us from the saviours?

Recently I crossed swords (if that isn’t too phallic a term) with the self obsessed walking ego that is Julie Bindel. She took exception to something I wrote elsewhere saying we … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 4 Comments

Justice for Jasmine

We don’t plan things, not in an editorial sense, we both write about what catches our eye, or makes the fires of rage burn. So there is nothing but a … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · 47 Comments

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