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by Laurie Penny
“The Internet made misogyny routine and sexual bullying easy, but first it did something else. It gave women, girls and queer people space to speak to each other without limits, across borders, sharing stories and changing our reality.” 579 more words
To say the radical end of the political spectrum is in a bit of an introspective mood at the moment is an understatement. What’s the introspection about? 1,739 more words
I have just watched Channel 4′s news covering the new report on sex and teenagers.
Here are some comments from the piece:
“Even when sex takes place under forced circumstances, they tend to blame the girl for putting themselves in a position where they ended up having sex.” 271 more words
The concept of “intersectionality” is at best equivalent to unthought social complexity. Even then it is misleading, and potentially pernicious. At worst it’s just a meaningless pomo shibboleth used to stifle debate, obscure universal dynamics of capitalist society, and encourage methodological eclecticism (under the questionable pretext of a “plurality” of approaches). 3,413 more words
Tomorrow (Saturday 23rd) I will be speaking at the Underwire Festival as part of a panel discussing the Manic Pixie Dream Girl. I am really proud to be part of a panel that includes Simran Hans, Kaite Welsh, Laurie Penny and Sara Pascoe. 82 more words
Ali G Discourses with Richard Seymour, and Laurie Penny.
Our old comrade Richard Seymour and Laurie ‘Penny Red’ have been well fit getting down on this with guest, 856 more words