Monthly Archives: May 2011

Is there such a thing as an empowered slut?

Can the word ‘slut’ be redeemed? Or is it too loaded, too ensnared within millennia of misogyny and sexism, to be clawed back, reclaimed as a symbol of woman power, of sexual freedom and the right to be who you … Continue reading

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The Work of Recovery

After the assault, I took a month’s annual leave. Ostensibly this was time to ‘recover’, to rest and recuperate. A necessary break from the stress and demands of ordinary life in order to focus my energy on surviving what had … Continue reading

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