It’s time for another round-up and this one includes everything from Labour’s Shadow Cabinet to Amber Rose’s “Walk of NO Shame”!
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From the article: “In any industry, reducing demand doesn’t help workers,” Koster explains. “It reduces prices. It reduces the ability of survival sex workers to say no to people who might be violent, or to people who might want sexual services they don’t want to engage in, or to people who don’t want to use condoms.”
From the article: “Here’s what my feminist porn looks like: independent models working the way they want to work; making money; and setting their own hours, limits, and standards. Major companies working to include models of all backgrounds, allowing models their limits without pressure, and respecting the labor rights laws that govern all industries. Unionizing workers with bosses, being paid overtime, and being treated with respect. Having a damn job to keep us going until the revolution happens.”
From the article: “”I grew up in Scotland in the ’80s and, even though my parents didn’t consciously identify as feminists, a certain brand of second-wave feminism permeated the specific middle-class culture that we belonged to: tomboys were praised and girly girls were looked down on […] Meanwhile, at school, I went around telling the girls in my class that their dresses and earrings were “silly” and “stupid” — the words I had learned to associate with all things girly…”
From the article: “They endured violence and cruelty to further the cause of votes and equality for women. Ahead of the release of the movie Suffragette, we asked writers to reflect on the meanings and modern relevance of the militants’ direct action”
The image is used under a creative commons license with thanks to Sabrina Krilic. It shows the model Amber Rose in profile with one hand raised to her head, which is slightly tilted back. A floral tattoo on her arm is visible and she is wearing a black strappy dress with, what appears to be, small spikes on the front of it. The model herself appears in black and white, but behind her is a vibrant background of roses depicted in orange, red, pink and yellow.