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The Answer to Period Poverty is Out There. Our Politicians Must be Braver if Real Change is to be Achieved.

Most of the problems in the world are solvable. World hunger, as Jeff Bezos and the rest of us are acutely aware, can be eliminated. The migrant crisis currently affecting Europe is fixable, providing the worlds political powers are willing to intervene significantly with intelligently choreographed political measures and financial packages. We can also alleviate …

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The Egalitarian: War on Drugs Week

This week we are focussing on the War on Drugs and how this affects women and girls globally. Often overlooked, women and girls face different stigmas, vulnerabilities and punishments when involved in drug use, abuse and the market. There is also a significant lack of consideration for women when looking at treatment, rehabilitation and health …

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Sex Workers Unite: Is OnlyFans the Answer to Bringing Decriminalisation of all Areas of Sex Work?

In many everyday circumstances both men and women sell a service to a customer and receive payment. This continues to be the fundamental concept of any job in modern day and in past and recent history. However, sex workers, whilst still maintaining this fundamental concept have consistently received criticism for the nature of their occupation. …

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A Brief History of TERFdom

1) TERF n. 1 the acronym for Trans-Exclusionary-Radical-Feminists: Did you hear? J. K. Rowling is a TERF, allegedly.2) -dom suffix 1 Forming nouns that denote the set of all examples of the suffixed word. Introduction For starters, I don’t want to offend anyone by my use of the term “TERF”. I don’t want to offend …

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Pregnancy Tests Should Be Free, I Repeat Pregnancy Tests Should Be Free

So I tweeted that a few months ago. I didn’t think it was overly controversial. Turns out it may be for some, as I got a bit of opposition in the replies. And from women, too. That’s what I was shocked about most. Anyway, I thought I’d write a piece explaining why I think we …

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Opinion: The Easing of Lockdown is Catered for Men

This article was originally written for Twentysomething News, a news/opinion website with contributions written by people in their 20s, published 21 July 2020.  On the evening of 6 July 2020, I wrote one of my typical tweets – reasonably noisy and unapologetically giving my opinion. I use Twitter to express my feelings and share that …

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