Not What They Expected

Back in January I wrote, Until the advent of the internet, those who suffer from the sick need to control other people’s sexuality…must have felt that…they would always be able to suppress sex workers…But…the arrival of…social media gave…widely-scattered sex worker rights groups a way to connect easily and cheaply in real time, resulting in an explosion

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Not Your Rescue Project

Until the advent of the internet, those who suffer from the sick need to control other people’s sexuality (or use sex as an excuse to hurt people) must have felt that, though they were beginning to lose their grip on gay people, they would always be able to suppress sex workers.  In the 1980s and

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Columns: Pride Goeth

Perhaps it’s because I’m bisexual that I can see the foibles of both homosexuals and heterosexuals more clearly; maybe standing fully in neither sphere gives me an outside perspective on both of them which allows more objective judgment.  More likely, it’s simply that I’m not a narcissist who expects the entire world to cater to her

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Columns: Buttons, Bags & Banknotes

Second-wave feminism in the UK has, like the first wave of the 19th century before it, devolved into a solution in search of a problem.  In many English-speaking countries there are plenty of women’s rights battles to be fought, such as the brutal campaigns against abortion access in the US and a wide variety of

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News: Inside the Cliterati launches

At Cliterati, we’re huge fans of Twitter and spend our days tweeting about sex news,  sex science, erotica, and style with the occasional mermaid thrown in for good measure. However, we know not everyone is as much of a twit as us, so we’ve created a daily Cliterati newspaper allowing anyone to follow all the latest

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