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The ways in which J.K. Rowling’s critics silence trans voices

Content warning: discussion of misogyny and transphobia; mentions of domestic abuse and sexual assault There are few current issues which inspire as much rancour as the debate over trans self-identification, and no individual, surely, who receives as much vitriol for their views on the subject as the author J.K. Rowling. She has been involved in […]

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The hypocrisy and broken morals of porn consumers

Mia Khalifa, one of the world’s most famous porn actors, stated in a recent TV appearance “I was banned from the Middle East […] statistically, Muslim countries consume more porn than anyone else. The men who are yelling at me are the same men who are clicking on me.” In an Islamic country, with traditional […]

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We have become insensitive to inequality

On July 2013 David Clapson, a 59 year old diabetic, died, in the words of his sister published in The Guardian, “penniless and alone” because the state department ultimately responsible for his welfare allowed him to fall through the gaps. Two days later, a child was born who will live out its life in a […]