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Yes, All Women

I read this article in Us Weekly today, and to be honest, it annoyed me (and not just because I’m not Taylor’s biggest fan…). 191 more words


SWOU at Edinburgh Reclaim The Night

Hello, I’m . I’m here speaking as part of the Sex Worker Open University. We are a worker’s collective comprising current and former sex workers (and some allies). 1,072 more words

Celian Chan reblogged this on The World of C.C. and commented:

I must admit I was quite grateful that Reclaim the Night in Edinburgh was being friendly with sex workers, often women (esp R.Feminists) would go nasty with sex workers, for R.Feminists (or possibly many women) fear the sex workers would penetrate the violence on women in all areas. And so it goes, R.Feminists felt the necessity to strengthen out the "social moral order" by going nasty with sex workers. It is very important to recognize the importance of protecting sex workers, more than just human rights, but for the benefits society would get through protecting and giving rights to sex workers. For example, the potential decline of HIV when sex workers got given rights to carry condoms with them, along with some sex education and awareness.

A Promise Kept for Brianna Wu and Anita Sarkeesian

I asked the question on September 4, “Am I part of the problem of violence against women?” I then made a promise to myself and to women that I would no longer be silent. 555 more words

Social Editorial

of ghosts and stuff

After my landlord stole my denim bra, I was house hunting again. I found a beautiful apartment on the ground floor of a small building that had been converted into a number of small, one bedroom apartments. 578 more words


of feminism and checklists

You’d remember that I wrote about an IPS officer’s friendly checklist for women who want to stay safe.

Someone left the following comment for me there, and my response was so long-winded, I thought it might just be better to write a new post. 930 more words


Perils and thrills of a solo lady traveller in India

Many of our women readers often ask us what it is like traveling on public buses, trains and rickshaws in India, especially in remote and seemingly precarious regions. 880 more words

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