Frankie Miren

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 Miren
10.7.16
Stuff

'Queer: A Graphic History' Could Totally Change the Way You Think About Sex and Gender

I spoke to Meg-John Barker about her new book, which questions pretty much everything you think you know about sexuality.
Frankie Miren
9.14.16
News

Keith Vaz Is a Hypocrite, But that Doesn’t Discredit His Committee's Prostitution Report

The HASC report was the result of thorough research and the contributions of sex workers, not of Keith Vaz's personal predilections​.
Frankie Miren
9.5.16
News

The Disturbing Trend of Vigilante Attacks on Sex Workers

Though seriously under-reported, violence and violent rhetoric against sex workers must be addressed.
Frankie Miren
8.15.16
News

The Truth About the Huge Rise of Reported Sex Crimes in Schools

Alarming statistics show a tripling of reported sexual offences taking place on school property, but the way it's been written about has varied according to agenda.
Frankie Miren
8.9.16
News

How Britain Beat Its Teenage Pregnancy Epidemic

By ending the stigma of teen pregnancy, rates have halved since 1998. But that's only half the story.
Frankie Miren
7.25.16
News

At Last! MPs Are Calling for Sex Workers to Be Decriminalised

This is an unprecedented step towards ensuring better, safer working conditions for the UK's 72,800 sex workers.
Frankie Miren
7.1.16
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 Miren
6.2.16
Health

The Dangerous Silence Around HIV Prevention for Women and Trans People

A lot of people think that only gay guys are at risk.
Frankie Miren
5.17.16
Stuff

How 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 Miren
4.30.16
News

We Spoke to Low-Level Tax-Dodgers About the Super-Rich Using Tax Havens

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

PrEP and Prejudice: Why Is the NHS Abandoning a Highly Effective HIV Prevention Drug?

HIV charities have expressed 'shock and disbelief' at the NHS England decision, which many believe stigmatises gay sex and skewers healthcare in favour of straight people.
Frankie Miren
3.29.16
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