Tag Archives: politics

The type of “client” that refuses to pay a sex worker

When you read the title above, you might think this is about a particular (stereotypically cisgender male)  client who tricks and cheats sex workers; surely they exists, but this isn’t about them. This article is about the other type of … Continue reading

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URGENT ALERT: Defend the Independence of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Originally posted on CAL Advocacy Blog:
Background On 25 April 2015 the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights voted in favor of granting the Coalition of African Lesbians [CAL] Observer Status. This came after a seven year struggle by…

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The UK’s new flagship immigration bill: “Hey! We invented illegal migration! Get a life!”

A new immigration bill is the “flagship” legislation by Home Secretary Theresa May is set to create a system of “checks” where everyone accessing accommodation, healthcare, anything really, needs to present identification documents (a choice of any of the 404 … Continue reading

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Breaking news! US Government shuts down – an embattled regime loses control

Today the United States Government shut down. When first saw it on the In the news list on Wikipedia, I thought some editor had mistaken april and october and decided to post a hoax; I was wrong… the US Government … Continue reading

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The problem with “identity-based” organising | MovementsRethink part 5

This afternoon’s discussion focussed heavily on identity and identity-based organising and activism. It has been something I’ve been thinking about quite a lot and the discussion definitely helped me to think thoroughly through this. Identity politics are heavily present in … Continue reading

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Sexuality and D66

Sex and Politics… it feels like a Long Island Iced Tea with too much sour mix. Yesterday I gave a workshop about sexuality for D66, a small social-liberal polical party in the Netherlands, together with the Björn van Roozendaal, Chair … Continue reading

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