Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman.

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Laurie Penny
30 September 2011
So, Rihanna. She's a slag, isn't she? Such, at least, is the verdict of the tabloid press, who have once again...
24 September 2011
We can choose abject complicity, or we can decide that it's not too late to build a better world.{C} There's...
Laurie Penny
22 September 2011
On gendercide
Laurie Penny
15 September 2011
The idea that everyone has a soulmate whom they are destined to love for ever is both implausible and cruel. I've...
Laurie Penny
06 September 2011
On 9/11
UK Politics
05 September 2011
Tired, hot and frustrated -- they've been drinking since breakfast.{C} Tweet A drunk woman in a bright yellow...
Laurie Penny
29 August 2011
Anti-choice threat
Laurie Penny
27 August 2011
  Catherine Hakim, senior research fellow at the London School of Economics and staunch anti-feminist, is my new...
Laurie Penny
22 August 2011
Jonnie Marbles
UK Politics
11 August 2011
What the riots mean
Laurie Penny
05 August 2011
  Last weekend, some friends and I took a trip to the seaside. We ate ice-cream on the beach in the brilliant sun...
Laurie Penny
28 July 2011
On Amy Winehouse
Laurie Penny
27 July 2011
  The world is going wild for lady bankers. For the first time, a woman, Christine Lagarde, is in charge of the...
Laurie Penny
16 July 2011
If the British justice system is truly designed to punish people for being utter prats, we all know one or two people...
Laurie Penny
14 July 2011
Dorries's propaganda reveals ugly truths about the coalition's version of "choice". On the Guardian...