The Prochoice Litmus Test

    First published on Cliterati on 30/4/14 as ‘Josie Cunningham: The litmus test of what it means to be prochoice’   Unless you don’t pay any attention to internet culture, you’ll have heard of Josie Cunningham. The model, escort and mum of two sparked a Fifties-style outbreak of outraged pearl-clutchery when she told theContinue reading “The Prochoice Litmus Test”

Teen Mothers Speak: Stigma, Misogyny-And The Failure Of Feminism

  First published on Cliterati on 7/4/14. Teen parents- especially teenage mothers- are stigmatised. “Pregnant girls are viewed as either poor immoral victims who need fixing, or manipulating devious sluts who need punishing,” says Prym Face, Telegraph blogger, researcher, former young mother and founder of Promoting Respect for Young Mothers. “Support for teen mums isContinue reading “Teen Mothers Speak: Stigma, Misogyny-And The Failure Of Feminism”