Category: Feminist

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Is the Nordic Model Good for the World?

In Sweden the so called ‘Nordic Model’, where buyers of sex are criminalized but sellers of sex are not, certainly made a difference. According to Wikipedia the number of women selling sex and the number of men purchasing sex in that country significantly dropped in the past 20 years. Several countries followed Sweden: so far Finland, Iceland, Norway, Canada, Northern Ireland and France passed … Read More Is the Nordic Model Good for the World?

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Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 4 of 4 – Stigma

Society condemns girls like this. I would lie if I said that I’ve never formed a negative opinion of those girls who “function” as mistresses. But of course if a human being gains more experience, if life pushes the individual into unwanted circumstances which she has great difficulty to struggle her way out of, her opinion and view changes. This happened to me too. … Read More Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 4 of 4 – Stigma

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Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 3 of 4 – His Mind

I’ve been left alone; as always. How could he step out the door so relaxed? I’m waving at him from my window with a melancholic smile on my face. What could be on his mind while he’s driving home? Does he have his own dark abyss too? What is he going to say at home? How could he hide the aftershocks of this emotional … Read More Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 3 of 4 – His Mind

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Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 2 of 4 – My Mind

Welcome to the second part. Click here if you haven’t read Part 1 – The Situation. I think about this a lot. Why did this happen? How did I get into this mess? And why can’t I get out of it? Why don’t I have the power to move on? Why can’t my mind rule my heart? These are the questions which I ask … Read More Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 2 of 4 – My Mind

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An Orange Golf Ball Collection with the Smell of Sex

** This content is strictly over 18. It deals with misogyny and sexual violence and may not be suitable for some sensitive readers. ** Why is there so much demand for porn? What makes it a multi-billion dollar industry? On the face of it the answers look simple: reproduction is one of the main primal instincts in all living creatures, including humans. Therefore part … Read More An Orange Golf Ball Collection with the Smell of Sex

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Brothels in the UK

For many working girls, loitering on the streets is a thing of the past. Picking up a sex worker has become much easier in the UK and elsewhere due to sex apps. A website called ‘Find Brothels’ claims to have almost 15,000 brothels just in the London area and tens of thousands more elsewhere in England. How could this be when brothels are actually … Read More Brothels in the UK

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Take Back the Pole

The London Abused Women’s Centre boycotted the annual rally of Take Back the Night on Thursday, September 15, because they didn’t agree to a leading Pole Fitness club, The Pole House, to stage a brilliant demonstration at Victoria Park during the march. You could read about it more here. I find this very disturbing. To strengthen the false perception which links pole fitness and … Read More Take Back the Pole