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Dear Men

The world does not owe you Anything: Not success Not sex Not a wife Nor children – Not breeding Not access To bodies That are Me not You. Not to lives which are not yours. Not to your fists on our flesh Nor your rage unheeding Of the things that you want – Snatching the […]

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Other People’s Lakes.

Imagine a still clear blue lake. Barely a ripple mars the surface. A bird dips under the thin film of the surface for fish, a turtle bobs along near the bank, and though stones jut into it’s edges, and the seasons come and go, nothing much ever changes. No invaders have found this lake. No […]

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Why I believe sex segregated all female communities – i.e. female separatism is a right that should be available to those of us who are too damaged to live around men.

Not my usual snappy title, but I guess this small aside, an offshoot of thinking about Khan’s assessment of the rape crisis, needed to be written. So what do I think is the solution then? If I had the keys to smashing the patriarchy I would have handed them over immediately. We would be living […]

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All Fools Day

Errands for tartan paint, kick me signs pinned to gullible persons backs, washing lions in the Tower of London, pranks and japes, both jolly and ill-advised all mark the 32nd of March. I’m with Chaucer, don’t even name the day…and don’t play any foxy tricks on me. That is not to say I don’t enjoy […]

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