Laurie Penny is a contributing editor to the New Statesman. She is the author of five books, most recently Unspeakable Things.
Like most of the occupations around the world today, Madrid's Puerta del Sol is peaceful.
Pornography is often used as an excuse to enact a wider scale clampdown.
We are old enough and ugly enough to build a better future for ourselves.
My appearance on Democracy Now!
A dispatch from the New York frontline.
Taking a stand against sexism isn't the same as taking a stand against sex.
We can choose abject complicity, or we can decide that it's not too late to build a better world.
The selective abortion of female foetuses tends to reflect the esteem in which women are held in society.
The idea that everyone has a soulmate whom they are destined to love for ever is both implausible and cruel.
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