Rochdale sex abuse & Girl A’s book: why we shouldn’t call abuse ‘child prostitution’

“Child prostitution”. It’s a term that should never be used. It insults both sex workers and victims of child abuse. Why? Because it equates consenting adult sex workers with child victims of abuse, rape and trafficking. It suggests that consenting sex workers don’t have agency and that child abuse victims are somehow complicit in theirContinue reading “Rochdale sex abuse & Girl A’s book: why we shouldn’t call abuse ‘child prostitution’”

7 Reasons Why Radical Feminist Exclusion Of Trans Women Is A Logic Fail

Feminism. It means standing in support of all women, right? Fighting for the equality of all women. Recognising intersectionality of oppression and the different issues facing women in different situations? Well…no. At least not according to TERFS (trans excluding radical feminists). I like to think that I’m not your typical liberal, that I’m not theContinue reading “7 Reasons Why Radical Feminist Exclusion Of Trans Women Is A Logic Fail”

The Job Centre, illegal sanctions and state control of the body

Our government is throwing away hundreds of millions on work providers like Ingeus and A4e. The Herald claims that each provider costs us between 10 million and 50 million per year- and there are over 40 of them. It’s a tad pointless when all these expensive schemes don’t actually help people get jobs. It justContinue reading “The Job Centre, illegal sanctions and state control of the body”