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Laurie Penny
'Nasty, British and short.' Writer, journalist, social justice bard. Next book: 'Bitch Doctrine', Bloomsbury 2017. Patreon below!
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Laurie Penny 19h
Replying to @6crip
I’ve read a great many other books.
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Laurie Penny 19h
-Hogwarts accused of ‘free speech fascism’ after planned speech by Lord Voldemort cancelled due to protests -‘Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself,’ says ambivalent Dumbledore -Students point out that Voldemort’s name is actually also a spell that summons dark magic
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Laurie Penny Nov 23
Life-hacks of the Poor and Aimless: on the politics of self-care. ?amp=1
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Eleanor Penny Nov 23
Workshopping a podcast on sisterhood with and SHE'S WEARING MY TOP AGAIN! MUM?!
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Joe Ondrechen Nov 22
Thanks for writing Bitch Doctrine. "When basic survival seems like a stretch goal, caught as we are bet...
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Christian A. Dumais Nov 22
"Stay here, in this difficult place. Stay here actively. Breathe through the discomfort and pay attention to what it’s telling you. Listen to women. Believe women. There will be a lot to learn, and a lot more to unlearn." You should read :
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Dr Jay Watts Nov 22
A wonderful piece on self-care as both a tyranny, a tool of neoliberalism AND a core part of long-term activism and shared solidarity
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Cian Aherne Nov 22
THIS.IS.SELF-CARE by
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Exist Tense Nov 22
"The notion that women’s agency and dignity might be more important than men’s right to act like grabby children whenever they want may feel like uncharted territory, but some of us have lived here all along." –
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Saul Williams Nov 21
Today you're stepping fully onto the wrong side of history & it shan't be forgotten.
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Laurie Penny Nov 22
Reducing the tax burden for homebuyers is not going to solve the housing crisis. The policies that might are obvious, but against conservative orthodoxy. This cowardly government is condemning a generation to insecurity.
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Laurie Penny Nov 22
Replying to @farnazfassihi
Thank you. Miss you x
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Farnaz Fassihi Nov 22
Excellent read by . The Unforgiving Minute
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Laurie Penny Nov 22
Replying to @hayfestival
Who on earth is that guy
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Hay Festival Nov 22
Replying to @PennyRed
.'s has landed in Malvern. Find it, read it, pass it on.
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Laurie Penny Nov 22
<3
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Jamie Kelsey Fry Nov 19
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JourneysFestival Int Nov 22
Tickets available for 's 30 Nov - Debating & discussing - Is our Democracy Being Sold to the Highest Bidder? W/ over a delicious Georgian feast!
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Longreads Nov 19
"Everyone, including the 'good guys,' knew it was happening. We just didn’t think it was all that wrong."
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isadora zeferino CCXP~H9 Nov 20
a nice reminder ❤️
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