Frankie Mullin

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Are the London Brothel Raids Really About Saving Sex Workers?

Last week, six massage parlours were stormed by police looking for "victims" so they could "take them to safety." Often, this meant arresting women and putting them in detention centres.
Frankie Mullin
10.27.16
News

Protesters Are Holding a 'Squirting Water Fight' to Combat a Worrying New Internet Bill

The UK's Digital Economy Bill has serious implications for internet freedom, so to protest against it a pornographer and an obscenity lawyer are holding a "Kink Olympics", which will include "fisting volleyball" and a "squirting water fight".
Frankie Mullin
10.7.16
Stuff

How Self-Employment Can Impact Your Mental Health

Being a freelancer requires an amount of togetherness. Drop beneath a certain threshold and it all starts falling apart.
Frankie Mullin
6.2.16
Stuff

Sex Workers Tell Us What Their Ideal Brothels Would Look Like

From cats and jacuzzis to wet rooms for "messy play," we asked some sex workers how they'd want to work if brothel-keeping were legal.
Frankie Mullin; Illustrations: Polly Williams
5.22.16
Stuff

How the UK's Prudish Laws from the 1950s Make Sex Work Dangerous Today

In an ideal world we'd probably pay attention to the testimony of actual sex workers before boxing their profession into a web of laws.
Frankie Mullin
4.30.16
News

What Low-Level Tax Dodgers Think About the Super-Rich's Tax Havens

Is not declaring a bit of cash-in-hand pay as bad as hiding millions in offshore accounts?
Frankie Mullin
4.8.16
Stuff

A London Stripper Festival Wants to Fight Against Stigma and Moralistic Squares

We met some of the dancers involved for a chat about what the event, dubbed the Art of Stripping, will involve.
Frankie Mullin, Photos: Vera Rodriguez
9.22.15
Stuff

Rape Is at an All-Time High in Britain, So Why Are Its Sexual Abuse Charities Fighting for Funding?

Cutting funding to the charities that support rape victims sends a clear message to both abusers and survivors.
Frankie Mullin
8.19.15
News

Everything You Need to Know About the Amnesty Sex Work Argument, Broken Down

This week, Amnesty International took a bashing after they called for the global decriminalization of sex work. Here's what you need to know.
Frankie Mullin
7.31.15
Stuff

Is Porn Addiction Really a Thing?

These academics believe it's just a societal construct.
Frankie Mullin
6.25.15
Stuff

Society Needs to Allow Men the Right to Cry

In light of Tim Hunt's comments, everyone's been weighing in on whether men or women cry more often. But who cares? What's wrong with a little weep every now and then?
Frankie Mullin
6.17.15
Stuff

The 'Battle of the Beanfield' Was the Beginning of the End for Britain's Illegal Raves

Thirty years ago today, a convoy of new-age travelers—including men, women, and children—on their way to a free party at Stonehenge were savagely beaten by 1,300 cops.
Frankie Mullin
6.1.15
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