Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman. She is the author of five books, most recently Unspeakable Things.
Sex work isn’t stigmatised because it is dangerous. Sex work is dangerous because it is stigmatised.
For more than 40 years, Terry Pratchett used science fiction and fantasy to craft subtle satires. But the onset of Alzheimer’s forced him to confront a stark question – what happens when he is no longer able to write?
There are many ways “to be a woman”, and we should try to show more of them.
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